Legal advisors are now expected to think like business people and to be business partners who understand the drivers of the commercial world. They must have emotional intelligence, negotiate, collaborate, manage relationships and solve problems. Lawyers often call these qualities ‘soft’ skills, but they are the tools needed to navigate a hard commercial world, and to stay relevant and competitive in an evolving industry.
It is against this background that the College of Law brought together some of the best minds in the legal services industry to discuss the impact of modern commercial realities on the industry.
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Who should take these subjects?
Designed for any professional aspiring to lead a law firm or legal department or to consolidate their current leadership role.
The College’s Advisory Board for the Legal Business Management programs is chaired by Dr George Beaton.
"I was delighted when the College of Law invited me to lead their Advisory Board for Legal Business Management. With Australasia-wide coverage and a focus on the practice and business of law, the College is uniquely positioned as the provider of choice for these programs."
Chair, Program Advisory Board
Comprising leading Australian and international industry experts, the College draws on the Board:
The College of Law is Australia’s largest postgraduate school dedicated to legal services, with over 70,000 graduates. Our mission is to enhance the careers of professionals in legal services across Australasia through the delivery of innovative, practice-focused education and training.