Lawyer CPD Requirements – Victoria


Our sessions are prepared in accordance with the CLE/CPD schemes including Mandatory categories:

  • Practice Management and Business Skills
  • Professional Skills
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility
  • Substantive Law

Our presenters are barristers and counsel, accredited specialists and industry experts.

If particular educational activities are relevant to your immediate or long term needs in relation to your professional development and practice of the law, then you should claim one “unit” for each hour of online viewing, listening, and private study completing templates, forms, workbooks, handouts or attendance at our online events.

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No part of any seminar or legal update can be regarded as legal advice. Although all care has been taken in preparing each session, update and/or associated papers, viewers must not alter their position or refrain from doing so in reliance on any paper. Neither the author nor CPD for Me , Sales Strategy P/L, CLE by the Sea and BD for Law Firms Programs accept or undertake any duty of care relating to any part of any presentation or PowerPoints. Copyright in this material is retained by the authors.

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Lawyers Compliance

The Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Act 2014 (NSW) commenced on 1 July 2015 and replaced the current Legal Profession Act 2004 (NSW) regulatory regime.

The following information is a summary only, of the Victoria CPD Compliance requirements, providing a guide to the requirements relevant to content provided by CPD for Me. It is essential that you consult your relevant Law Society to ensure your CPD Compliance requirements are met.

The following summary is based on information available on the Law Institute of Victoria’s website on 25 February 2019. 

ACTIVITY (Rule 8) CPD UNITS (Rule 9.1) LIMITS (Rule 9.2)
Attending or participating in a seminar, workshop, lecture, conference, discussion group, multimedia or web-based program, private study of audio/visual material or any other educational activity > Click here for CPD-LIVE Webinars 1 hour = 1 CPD unit Unlimited units per CPD year
Private study of audio/visual material > Click here for CPD for Me on-demand 1 hour = 1 CPD unit Maximum 5 units per CPD year
Preparing and/or presenting of written or oral material used in a CPD activities > Speak for Us 1 hour = 1 CPD unit Maximum 5 units per CPD year
Law Institute of Victoria – CPD Requirements
Legal Profession Uniform Continuing Professional Development (Solicitors) Rules 2015
Policy Continuing Professional Development 2016