Professional Development for Lawyers

Professional Development for Lawyers by Rachel BrushfieldProfessional Development for Lawyers

Author: Rachel Brushfield
Year: October 2012
Pages: 123
ISBN: 978-1-908640-59-8
Price: £295 (£7.50 postage & packing)

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Are your lawyers equipped with the right skills, knowledge and attitudes to survive in today’s challenging market? The LETR report shares up to date guidelines for education and CPD in the legal profession.

Good technical legal skills are simply no longer enough to ensure success or to win and retain clients.

Rachel Brushfield’s report published by Ark on Professional Development for Lawyers examines the new skills and knowledge necessary for lawyers to meet both client and firm needs, and to achieve career success. The report will save L&D professionals and training partners a huge amount of time for a small investment.

The report examines the key issues and trends in professional development for lawyers, including innovative approaches and good practice, along with insightful interviews and advice from leading experts. Topics covered include:

  • Identifying professional development needs at graduate, trainee, associate, and partner level;
  • Traditional and emerging skills that professional development enables lawyers to acquire;
  • The most effective and popular methods for delivering training and professional development in law firms;
  • How to engage lawyers in professional development and make it a priority for them;
  • How to measure ROI and justify professional development and its benefits;
  • Improving client focus and value through professional development; and
  • Local, international and global approaches to professional development; and much more…

‘From the horse’s mouth’ – Candid accounts are featured from a range of lawyers at different levels, law firm management, consultants, coaches and experts, with views on professional development and how to ensure your lawyers are ‘fit for purpose’ in today’s legal world.

Detailed case studies and interviews also reveal the latest innovative tools, best practices and award winning strategies of DLA Piper, Hogan Lovells, Baker & McKenzie, Simmons & Simmons, Carey Olsen, Latham & Watkins, Lexis Nexis and Validatum Limited

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