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Senior Associate Program (November 2014)

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The Senior Associate Program is a high level, practical workshop that provides valuable insight into the essential qualities needed to set you apart from your peers in a law firm. Delivered by highly respected presenters and designed specifically for lawyers at or near Senior Associate level, this program will outline the practical skills and knowledge necessary to deliver the outcomes that the partnership expects.

Being a good lawyer is only the first step to success. The key is knowing what it takes to make it as a leader in a law firm. Gain inside knowledge and give yourself a competitive edge by attending the Senior Associate Program.

Topics covered include:

  • Common attributes of the more successful law firms: why some firms succeed and others do not
  • Trends, challenges and opportunities facing the legal profession
  • Firm profit drivers and what financial reports tell us and don’t tell us
  • Billing and Pricing options
  • What law firms look for in their leaders
  • How to build and maintain a sustainable client base
  • Motivating and inspiring your team
  • What will make you stand out from the crowd
  • Will you be a part of a firm of the future or a firm of the past?
  • The future of the profession - how it will affect you and how you can shape it


Presented by:



John Chisholm, Director, John Chisholm Consulting

John Chisholm was previously a Managing Partner and Chief Executive at leading
Australian law firms and Executive Chairman of a large accounting firm. In 2005
John established his own consultancy, John Chisholm Consulting. An innovator and change agent, John utilises his legal background to assist other professionals in Australia and internationally to maximise their personal and business opportunities.



Designed for: Mid-level lawyers and Senior Associates
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Catering: Includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea and drinks following the workshop
Total CPD Units: 6
Venue: Leo Cussen Centre for Law, 360 Little Bourke St, Melbourne
Code:  W14042

Full Price (W14042) $620.00 (inc. GST)

Bookings for this event have closed 1 hour before the start time

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