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Flexible Working for Law Firms

Flexible Working for Law Firms
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Better Business Webinar Series

Today’s lawyer needs to be armed with much more than a knowledge of the law, a sound grasp of business skills is essential. This exciting new series will cover key topics which will equip you with the know-how and practical skills vital to being a positive force in today’s competitive business world. ‘Communicating Effectively’ is the second in the series.

Flexible Working for Law Firms

Flexible working is one of the most effective ways to increase diversity and productivity within legal practice. Alternative options to fulltime work are becoming more popular, and while there are many benefits, these arrangements often create challenges that need to be addressed.

This webinar will provide practical guidance on how to create flexible working arrangements to engage a productive workforce as well as how to manage key challenges that are likely to emerge.

Join us for practical solutions to challenges around flexible work including:

  • The types of flexible work in legal practice
  • Benefits of flexible work for legal practice
  • How to create flexible working arrangements
  • Employer’s legal obligations around flexible work
  • When do you have to agree to flexible work?
  • What are the challenges for legal services around flexible work?
  • How do you overcome these challenges?

Learning objectives

By attending this webinar you will understand:

  • The flexible work options for lawyers in your firm.
  • How flexible work can benefit staff wellbeing and productivity, and increase diversity.
  • The challenges of flexible work and some key ways to overcome them.

Who should attend

This course is suited to all lawyers in private practice interested in flexible work options, including managing partners, practising lawyers, law firm practice managers, and HR.

Materials / Technical Specs

A background booklet written by the presenter will be sent to participants before the seminar/webinar. For information on what is required to participate in the webinar, click here


Via the internet, you will see and hear the presenters, see the PowerPoint slides and be able to type in questions.


  • Julia Shallcrass - KiwiBoss, Christchurch

Fee (Incl GST)


Do you want to register more than one person for this course? Click here


  • Webinar - 11.00am - 12.00pm
  • Registration closes - 3.00pm, Tuesday 21 November 2017

View full brochure and registration details here.

Webinar 22 November
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Attendance at the live webinar
  • If you attended the live webinar, you will receive an electronic certificate of attendance as verification for your CPD records.
  • You can view and hear the presentation again, as many times as you wish in your own time for no additional cost.
Registration but non-attendance on the day
  • Under the CPD Scheme only those who attend a live webinar are eligible to claim CPD hours.
  • If you registered but were unable to attend on the day, you can view and hear the archived recording of the presentation.

Cancellation and refund policy

Since the webinar is available to registrants as an archive after the live presentation, there is no cancellation – we just transfer your user status as a registrant from the live presentation to a purchaser of the webinar package of recorded webinar, PowerPoints and booklet.

Other webinars in this series 

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0800 333 111


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Wellington 6140
New Zealand