CPD rules in Tasmania
The Law Society of Tasmania introduced a mandatory continuing legal education scheme for Tasmanian practitioners which commenced on 1 April 2012.
According to the Law Society of Tasmania legal CPD scheme, practitioners must earn 10 CPD units in a CPD year (1 April – 31 March annually).
Practitioners must earn a minimum of 1 legal CPD unit from each of the following four mandatory competency areas:
- Practical Legal Ethics
- Practice Management and Business Skills
- Professional Skills.
- Substantive Law
Under the Law Society of Tasmania’s Continuing Professional Development Scheme (Practice Guideline No. 4), a legal CPD activity is defined in clause 2.4 and includes:
- attendance at, or preparing or presenting material for, a seminar, workshop, lecture, conference, educational program or course or discussion group; or
- completing a non-award course at a tertiary institution relevant to law or legal practice (up to a maximum of 5 units); or
- viewing or listening to, or preparing material for, a multi-media or web-based program or recorded material, including our seminar audio and video recordings (up to a maximum of 5 units); or
- publishing, or substantively editing or refereeing, an article in a legal or non-legal publication (up to a maximum of 3 units); or
- regular attendance at meetings, and participation as a member, of a committee or other body undertaking work of substantial significance to the practice of the law and which is reasonably likely to assist the attendee’s professional development.
- 6 CPD points of CPD activity completed on any one day
For Full details of the Tasmanian CPD requirements please visit the Law Society of Tasmania.
sign up to our updates
To keep informed of our upcoming seminars that are right for you
"Speakers were of a very high standard, it was well worth attending."
Delegate - Personal Injury Claims: End of Year Roundup, Perth, November 2017
, Personal Injury Claims: End of Year RoundupRead more testimonials