• CPD Points: 1 [E] [PM] [PS]
  • Price: $89.00
  • Area: Commercial Law; Contract Law; Legal Skills & Technique; Property Law; Risk Management and Liability; Workplace, Business and Career
  • Delivered: March 2024
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  • Slides (17 pages)

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Description

What are the modern core competencies for ethical engagement and success as a lawyer? In this seminar presented into the 2024 Property and Commercial Law Conference, My Shane Budden, Special Counsel, Queensland Law Society Ethics and Practice Centre, looks at the following. Mr Budden provides a succinct yet thorough re-examination of professional duties through the lens of the modern client in a rapidly evolving society.

  • Consideration of the changing nature of legal services and legal service delivery.
  • Exploring the critical need for firms and their lawyers to modernise their practices to align with the evolving expectations of today’s consumers and the changing landscape of risk management.
  • Addressing the dual nature of legal services as a profession and a business, and how this intersects with ethics and human advancement, leading to an expanded scope of professional responsibilities.
  • Discussing professional responsibilities attached to service value, technological competency, the adoption of improved efficiencies, and the use of plain English; as well as an emerging ethical duty to incorporate Project Management in legal practice.
  • Providing practical strategies for improving initial touch point interfaces with clients; as well as updating legal precedents and templates to enhance their utility and better meet consumer needs.
  • CPD Points: 1 [E] [PM] [PS]
  • Price: $89.00
  • Area: Commercial Law; Contract Law; Legal Skills & Technique; Property Law; Risk Management and Liability; Workplace, Business and Career
  • Delivered: March 2024
Digital Content
  • Recording
  • Slides (17 pages)

To purchase login below

Description

What are the modern core competencies for ethical engagement and success as a lawyer? In this seminar presented into the 2024 Property and Commercial Law Conference, My Shane Budden, Special Counsel, Queensland Law Society Ethics and Practice Centre, looks at the following. Mr Budden provides a succinct yet thorough re-examination of professional duties through the lens of the modern client in a rapidly evolving society.

  • Consideration of the changing nature of legal services and legal service delivery.
  • Exploring the critical need for firms and their lawyers to modernise their practices to align with the evolving expectations of today’s consumers and the changing landscape of risk management.
  • Addressing the dual nature of legal services as a profession and a business, and how this intersects with ethics and human advancement, leading to an expanded scope of professional responsibilities.
  • Discussing professional responsibilities attached to service value, technological competency, the adoption of improved efficiencies, and the use of plain English; as well as an emerging ethical duty to incorporate Project Management in legal practice.
  • Providing practical strategies for improving initial touch point interfaces with clients; as well as updating legal precedents and templates to enhance their utility and better meet consumer needs.

Shane Budden, Special Counsel, Ethics, Queensland Law Society

About the Presenter:

Mr Shane Budden is a Special Counsel at the Queensland Law Society's Ethics Centre, providing ethical guidance and instruction to practitioners as well as a contributing significantly to Proctor, the journal of the Queensland Law Society. Admitted in 1992 Shane commenced work in general practice, focusing on criminal law, before moving to in-house work including running the internal legal team at the Queensland Building Services Authority / Queensland Building and Construction Commission internal legal team. Shane is also former Chair of the Society’s government lawyers committee. He has published articles in many newspapers and magazines and appears on television and radio delivering commentary in relation to contemporary legal issues.

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