Diploma in Legal Practice Management

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The Diploma in Legal Practice Management equips participants with the practical knowledge to establish and manage a legal firm in Ireland.

The aim of this Diploma is to equip participants with the practical knowledge and skills to enable them to understand every aspect of the establishment and operational management of a legal firm in Ireland from a business, human resources, and financial management perspective. Particular emphasis is placed on delivering training which will equip learners with the skills, knowledge, and competencies to work towards the achievement of industry approved practice and risk management standards, in particular the Legal Services Excellence Standard offered by the Law Society of Ireland and assessed by the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI).

This Diploma is accredited by the Law Society of Ireland Diploma Centre.

About the course

This Diploma is aimed at all professionals working or intending to work in a management role in a law firm in Ireland. It is particularly relevant to sole principals, managing partners, solicitors with management responsibilities and staff members with responsibility for strategic, operational, human resources, risk, marketing and financial management. It is also appropriate for those intending to establish or acquire a law firm.

Content Overview

  • Module 1: Innovative Business Planning, Development and Continuity

  • Module 2: Financial Planning, Management and Regulation Compliance

  • Module 3: Operational Practice & Risk Management, Infrastructure

  • Module 4: Information Technology, Competence and Knowledge Management

Course delivery

  • Start Date: 20 March 2024 to 18 December 2024

  • Delivery Method: Online, on-demand lectures; hybrid workshops; and in-person (mandatory attendance) workshops

  • Discounted* Fee: €1,950

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*This Law Society Skillnet discount is applicable to all practising solicitors working in the private sector (The standard fee for this course is €2350).