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Working effectively from home during the COVID-19 lockdown

Working effectively from home during the COVID-19 lockdown
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This live web stream is suitable for everyone in the profession and will cover:

  • The Government requirement for non-essential workers to stay at home during Covid-19 Alert Level 4
  • Benefits of working from home for you and your team
  • Identifying common pitfalls of working from home, with the focus on challenges faced by lawyers
  • Using technology effectively for secure storage and transmission of information
  • Setting up virtual meetings for communication with clients and colleagues
  • Managing staff workload and supporting wellbeing for greater productivity
  • Looking after your mental and physical health
  • Guidelines on how to effectively work from home by setting boundaries, preparing your workspace and your work day
  • What to include in your working from home policies

Attendees are also invited to submit their questions about working from home ahead of time, which will be answered during the live web stream. Click here to submit questions in advance.

There will also be opportunities for attendees to share their own best practice remote working tips.

Learning objectives

To enable more efficient and effective remote working for the legal profession during the Covid-19 lockdown, tailored to the unique challenges this brings for the profession.

This live web stream is approved as 1.5 hours towards lawyers’ Continuing Professional Development requirements.

Who should attend

Anyone in the legal profession, whether you are in a small, medium or large law firm, in-house, a sole practitioner or a barrister.


Julia Shallcrass - KiwiBoss, Christchurch

Julia Shallcrass is an employment lawyer who specialises in training HR professionals and people managers in contemporary workplace issues and legal compliance. As director of KiwiBoss, she leads a team that works alongside businesses by offering training solutions to improve productivity, performance and workplace culture. Based in Christchurch, Julia and her team provide interactive public courses and webinars throughout New Zealand, with all training available virtually. Julia is a regular presenter for CCH Learning and HRNZ, and an employment columnist for the NZ Herald.

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Fee (Incl GST)

Live Web Stream

  • This is a free live web stream, but you must register.
  • Live Web Stream Study Group - Email us to register


  • Live Web Stream - Wednesday 1 April 2020, 10.30am - 12.00pm
  • Registration closes - 5.00pm, Tuesday 31 March 2020 

View PDF registration form here.

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