Education

As a legal practitioner, keeping your knowledge and skills up to date is critical to your success. QLS’s professional development education can assist you with career development, specialist accreditation, managing a legal practice, or earning your required Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points.

Each year you are required to earn 10 (15 for Accredited Specialists) CPD points. Your choice in CPD programs and program providers is vital. For leading legal professionals, the choice is not just about the dollars per CPD point; it’s about the quality of content, delivery and accessibility. 

Learning levels

  • Foundations
  • Essentials
  • Advanced
  • Masterclass
  • Specialist Accreditation

Variety of formats

  • Face-to-face in Brisbane and regional areas
  • On-demand
  • Live streams

Affordability

  • Member early-bird discounts
  • Regional member discounts
  • Early Career Lawyer (ECL) discounts

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On-demand and self paced education

QLS offers a flexible and convenient way for you to develop your professional skills and knowledge, whilst also earning CPD points.

Complete your requirements anywhere, anytime and on any preferred device. Simply purchase on-demand and self paced content via the QLS Shop and you will receive a link to access.

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Practice Management Course

Advance your career by building the skills and knowledge to manage a legal practice. 

Successfully transition from employed solicitor to principal, prepare for entering a partnership, start your own firm as a sole practitioner or become an ILP Legal Practitioner Director.

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Solicitor Advocate Course

Increase your skill base for advocacy work in courts and tribunals, at an intensive advocacy workshop. QLS has partnered with the Australian Advocacy Institute to offer an intensive course on these essential skills.

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Specialist Accreditation

Become recognised as a specialist in your area of expertise. An Accredited Specialist means you will be part of a small and elite group of Queensland solicitors.

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