Welcome to our Management & Skills programme

Without a robust management strategy and the skills to implement effective management and business development, legal firms risk being left behind. Our comprehensive training programme is vital for the law firm leader who is dedicated to excellence in law firm management and to driving the success of the firm. It covers essential elements including commercial and management skills, corporate governance, motivating employees and networking, as well as hot topics law firm leaders must be aware of including data protection, cybersecurity and the Bribery Act.

The programme provides the tools and knowledge necessary to enhance your firm’s performance and contribute to its success.

However, it is not just law firm leaders who need to focus on their personal skills. We offer a range of courses to improve the personal skills of lawyers and enable them to meet continuing competence requirements and progress their careers. These courses which include presentation skills, supervision skills and preparation for partnership can be also be delivered onsite, allowing our experts to tailor them for your practice.

Who are the courses for?

The law firm Management training programme is designed for senior partners and directors and law firm leaders. The courses are flexible to enable delegates to focus on key areas of their unique professional development needs, whether management and compliance or data protection and GDPR issues.

Our programme enables all law firm leaders and business development professionals in the legal sector to maximise their professional development and protect their firm’s future.

The Skills training programme is designed for lawyers at all stages of their career and will support them in improving their core competences and developing as a people manager and future leader.

Our programme of courses will provide you with:

• The skills you need to develop your career as a lawyer and future business leader

• A renewed passion to drive your firm’s future with key management skills and other tools for success

Every year Central Law Training produce over 250 face to face legal training events giving you unparalleled choice of a wide variety of topics. We make these highly regarded training courses available in all major centres so you are never far from high quality legal training delivered by industry experts. Whatever stage in your career and whatever area of the law you practise, CLT have a vast range of events available for you to keep up-to-date with all the latest legal developments.

Description SRA Duration
Advocacy and Persuasive Communication B, C 3.0 hrs Details
Case Analysis and Project Management for Junior Litigators C, D 6.0 hrs Details
COLPs, COFAs and Managing Compliance 2019 A 6.0 hrs Details
Data Protection and Cyber Security A, D 3.0 hrs Details
Data Protection: Conducting a Data Audit B, D 3.0 hrs Details
Data Protection: Privacy Notices, SARs, Consent and More B, C 3.0 hrs Details
Drafting Legal Documents for Lawyers B, D 3.0 hrs Details
Duties of the Data Protection Officer B, C, D 6.0 hrs Details
Effective Complaints Handling A, C, D 3.0 hrs Details
Getting the Very Most Out of Your Day C 5.0 hrs Details
Getting to Grips with the New SRA Accounts Rules A, C 3.0 hrs Details
Legal Aid Supervision: An Introduction A, B, C 6.0 hrs Details
Management Course Stage 1 C 6.0 hrs Details
Management Course Stage 2: Developing the Manager C, D 6.0 hrs Details
Managing and Motivating People D 6.0 hrs Details
Money Laundering Compliance in Private Practice A 3.0 hrs Details
Performance Management and Capability Procedures: Making Them Work B 6.0 hrs Details
Preparing For and Conducting Negotiations C, D 3.0 hrs Details
Preparing for Partnership A, C, D 6.0 hrs Details
Project Management for Transactional Lawyers B, D 6.0 hrs Details
SRA Accounts Rules for Accounts Staff C 6.0 hrs Details
SRA Accounts Rules: Achieving Compliance C 5.0 hrs Details
SRA Handbook: Are You Ready for the Changes A 3.0 hrs Details
Supervision: Essential Skills for Lawyers D 6.0 hrs Details
The Successful In-house Lawyer C, D 6.0 hrs Details
The Successful Leader and Manager of an In-house Legal Team C, D 6.0 hrs Details
Two-day Law Firm Management Masterclass C, D 12.0 hrs Details
Understanding and Interpreting Company Accounts A 6.0 hrs Details

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We understand that time out of the office can often be difficult to find which is why we have put together a range of training that meets the needs of practitioners today, that they can take at times convenient to them. Our innovative online learning suite will help organisations meet all their future training requirements, and provide evidence for SRA reporting in a flexible, time-efficient, easy and cost-effective way.

Description SRA Duration
Advising Vulnerable Clients Webinar (On-Demand) C 1.0 hrs Details
AML and Client ID for Conveyancing Support Staff Webinar A 1.0 hrs Details
Appraisal for Appraisees and New Employees Webinar C, D 1.0 hrs Details
Complaints and Criticism Webinar C 1.0 hrs Details
Compliance Update Webinar April 2019 A 1.0 hrs Details
Compliance Update Webinar October 2019 A 1.0 hrs Details
Costs Information: Making the Most of Your Professional Obligations C 1.0 hrs Details
Criminal Finances Act 2017: The ‘Failure to Prevent’ Offence Webinar (On-Demand) B, C 1.0 hrs Details
Cross-Selling in a Law Firm Webinar (On-demand) C, D 1.0 hrs Details
Cybercrime in Conveyancing (E-learning course) A, D 0.5 hrs Details
Data Protection for Data Handlers Webinar A, D 1.0 hrs Details
Data Protection: A Guide to Consent under GDPR Webinar (On-Demand) A, C 1.0 hrs Details
Effective Client Meetings for New and Recently Qualified Lawyers - Webinar C, D 1.0 hrs Details
Effective Minute Taking - On-Demand Webinar D 1.0 hrs Details
Essential Business Development Skills (Web Course) C, D 3.0 hrs Details
Essential Skills for Trainees: A Toolkit for Success (Web Course) C, D 3.0 hrs Details
Ethics: A Guide to Compliance Webinar A 1.0 hrs Details
Getting Results from Business Development (Web Course) C 2.0 hrs Details
How to Increase Profitability - Webinar D 1.0 hrs Details
How to Survive Your First Few Years as a Lawyer! Webinar C, D 1.0 hrs Details
Lexcel v6.1 in an Hour Webinar (On-demand) A, C, D 1.0 hrs Details
Managing Difficult People Webinar (On-Demand) D 1.0 hrs Details
Managing Time and Workload Webinar C, D 1.0 hrs Details
Recording Time Webinar (On-Demand) D 1.0 hrs Details
Review Sites and Other Online Tools: Should Your Firm Embrace Them? Webinar C, D 1.0 hrs Details
Setting Up in Practice Webinar (On-demand) D 1.0 hrs Details
Sexual Harassment in The Workplace Webinar (On-Demand) A, C 1.0 hrs Details
SRA Accounts Rules Update Webinar A, C 1.0 hrs Details
SRA Reforms For In-House Solicitors Webinar A 1.0 hrs Details
Succession Planning in One Hour: The Key Points Webinar D 1.0 hrs Details
Supervision Skills - On-Demand Webinar C 1.0 hrs Details
Time Recording: Make Every Minute Count (E-learning Course) C, D 0.75 hrs Details
Transparency Rules: Update Webinar (On-Demand) A 1.0 hrs Details
Unconscious Bias for Lawyers and Support Staff Webinar A, C, D 1.0 hrs Details
Wellbeing for Lawyers (E-learning Course) A, D 3.0 hrs Details

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