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QLD Practice Management Course


A practice management course to meet the requirements of the Queensland Law Society

The FMRC Practice Management course has been designed to meet the requirements of the Queensland Law Society for solicitors seeking a Principal Practising Certificate.

3 Day Program

Conducted over three consecutive days to minimise disruption to your schedule. Enjoy a refreshing, practical, no-nonsense approach to adult learning where you will:

  • Know the practice management strategies and methods used by successful law firms.
  • Have the opportunity to discuss contemporary practice management issues with experienced legal business advisers.
  • Satisfy the requirements of the Queensland Law Society efficiently, effectively and with no pre reading.
  • Benefit from ongoing support and FMRC practice support resources.

Key topic areas addressed in each course are:

Day 1

  • Introduction to practice management — the keys to success
  • Financial mechanics of a legal practice
  • Profit and cash flow maximisation
  • Tax and accounting for legal practices
  • Trust accounts

Day 2

  • Practice management systems and IT
  • Risk management and compliance
  • Pricing legal services
  • Business development and marketing
  • Client service

Day 3

  • Ethics and professional standards
  • People management and leadership
  • Partnership management issues
  • Business planning

Within two weeks of completing the workshop Participants will be required to complete the following assessment tasks

  • Written business plan utilising the FMRC Planning Template
  • Online Ethics and Professional Responsibility test
  • Online Trust Accounting test
  • Online Risk Management and Compliance test

What people have said about FMRC practice management courses

“Excellent and extremely good value for money.”

“Learned a lot – actually enjoyed the experience.”

“So glad this is a compulsory part of a lawyers requirement to open a sole practice. Excellent work.”


QLS approving FMRC as a provider of Practice Management course

Please click here to view letter from the QLS approving FMRC as a provider of a Practice Management Course in Queensland

Download brochure

Click here to download a detailed brochure for the QLD Practice Management Course

Click here to download Fax Rego


All workshops are held in the Brisbane CBD.


These programs are for solicitors and partners of firms who wish to comply with the Law Society of Queensland requirements for obtaining your Principal Practising Certificate.

Satisfactory Completion

Satisfactory completion of the course requires prompt attendance at all sessions. Each day of the course begins at 8:30am and concludes at 6:00pm. Should circumstances preclude attendance at any session, delegates are able to complete these sessions at a future course.


These tax deductible courses enable attendees to claim 10 MCLE points.

Workshop Fee

$2000 for all courses (all are GST free). The fee covers all tuition and a dedicated course manual. It also covers lunch on each day.

(FMRC reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient registrations).