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Leading Young, Leading Strong

Leading Young, Leading Strong

Date & TimeWednesday 18 March 2020 4.30–7.45pm
Format Practice Essentials, Workshop
Price

Member

$360.00

Non-Member

$480.00

CPD Units 3
  • Ethics & Professional Responsibility
  • Professional Skills
  • Practice Management & Business Skills
Venue LIV, Level 13, 140 William Street, Melbourne View Map

Leadership Essentials

Exclusive LIV Member Offer: Book online by February 12 and receive 20% off the member price*

Designed to support the development of emerging leaders, this workshop helps you to develop and leverage your personal brand to increase professional opportunities and provides strategies that you can implement in daily practice to give your career a contemporary edge. 

Further details below.

Program Overview

  • Leading Young, Leading Strong - Wednesday 18 Mar
    • 4:00 PM Registration
    • 4:30 PM Opening & Welcome
    • 4:35 PM Personal Branding – Beyond the Business Card

      Did you know that 69% of attorneys use social media for career development or networking? As the profession adapts to the digital world, making a conscious decision about how you want to be perceived by others and a deliberate effort to shape that image becomes critical. This interactive session will provide key tips on how you can harness the power of personal branding to present the best version of yourself to increase professional opportunities. 

      Topics covered include:

      • Distinguishing your vision, purpose and values 
      • Developing your personal brand and embracing your own unique self-expression 
      • Leadership

      Presenter: Rugare Gomo, High Performance Business Coach, Keynote Speaker, Philanthropist

      Compliance Area: Professional Skills

    • 5:35 PM Risk Management for Young Lawyers

      An experienced practitioner from the Legal Practitioners Liability Committee will discuss risk management habits that young lawyers should adopt to help them avoid problems throughout their career. The session will consider previous claims examples and provide practical tips you can implement.

      Presenter: Stephen Bubb, Risk Manager, Legal Practitioners’ Liability Committee (LPLC)

      Compliance Area: Practice Management & Business Skills

    • 6:35 PM Break
    • 6:45 PM Ethical Considerations

      The LIV’s Special Counsel Ethics will facilitate a highly interactive workshop discussion with attendees considering a selection of challenging ethical issues which can arise for emerging leaders within a legal practice. These will be illustrated by the use of de-identified real-life scenarios.

      Topics for discussion include:

      • the statutory responsibility to ensure that the highest ethical and professional standards are maintained by all persons within their law firm
      • the fundamental importance of protecting client confidentiality and maintaining client legal privilege
      • the need to avoid conflicts of interests in all its forms
      • what to do when another solicitor or other person makes an obvious error which will benefit your client unfairly
      • A solicitor’s paramount duty to the court and administration of justice which underpins all aspects of legal practice

      Presenter: Pam Morton, Ethics & Practice Support Lawyer, Ethics and Professional Practice, Law Institute of Victoria

      Compliance Area: Ethics & Professional Responsibility

    • 7:45 PM Close

Further Details

  • Full Description


    *Exempt from the Early Bird offer are CLC, YL and Accredited Specialist members. The registration fee for these membership categories is $270.

    Many believe the future of the legal profession will be decided by business leaders not lawyers. The need for T-shaped professionals, or lawyers with technical depth in an area of law coupled with a breadth of business and leadership skills, will become increasingly prevalent. As such, new lawyers can and should uncap their potential by taking the lead now. 

    Designed to support the development of emerging leaders, this workshop helps you to develop and leverage your personal brand to increase professional opportunities and provides strategies that you can implement in daily practice to give your career a contemporary edge. 

    Topics covered include:

    • Distinguishing your vision, purpose and values 
    • Developing your personal brand and embracing your own unique self-expression 
    • Risk management strategies for new lawyers
    • The statutory responsibility to ensure that the highest ethical and professional standards are maintained by all persons within a law firm
    • The fundamental importance of protecting client confidentiality and maintaining client legal privilege
    • The need to avoid conflicts of interests in all its forms
  • Presenters

    Rugare Gomo, High Performance Business Coach, Keynote Speaker, Philanthropist

    Rugare is a High-Performance Business Coach, Investor, Lawyer and Philanthropist. Rugare’s commercial experience, leadership roles and community engagements in Australia, Asia Pacific, Africa and Europe have exposed him to work with start-ups, venture capitalists, CEO’s of big business, billionaire families, prime ministers and more. In the past 18 years of his life, the incredibly diverse range of experience Rugare has had, has let him to focus on what he loves to do: empowering and enabling people to live wondrous life. 

    In addition, Rugare is the Founder of the Gomo Foundation, an award-winning organization which exists to empower young African women to enable them to take control of their own lives and reach their potential. Their first programs are in Zimbabwe where they provide scholarships for young women to attend Secondary School through to University. IN his spare time, you may find Rugare dancing to Beyonce.

    Stephen Bubb, Risk Manager, Legal Practitioners’ Liability Committee (LPLC)

    Stephen was appointed as a risk manager by LPLC in January 2016. He has over 30 years’ experience in private practice and understands the challenges that practitioners face. He is focused on the benefits of good legal practice management.

    Pam Morton, Ethics & Practice Support Lawyer, Ethics and Professional Practice, Law Institute of Victoria

  • Feb-March 2020 CPD Program


    Make your points count with the LIV.

    Developed in collaboration with industry experts, the all new CPD program covers 19 practice areas, all areas of Accredited Specialisation, all compulsory compliance areas and all career stages. Choose from a variety of options and formats to fit your busy schedule.

    Click here to learn more about our 2020 CPD program.

    Click here to view additional Practice Essentials workshops and seminars.