The ACT Law Society represents, advances, and defends the interests of an independent legal profession in the ACT. We also protect the public interest in the ACT system of justice through the efficient regulation of the profession in accordance with the Legal Profession Act and the Society’s Rules for Solicitors.
This seminar is designed to assist newly admitted and young lawyers to become aware of and reduce the risks associated with practice.
It seems that not a week goes by without a report in the media about the tyranny of the billable hour and six minute units. Yet the question that is never properly addressed is whether there are any realistic alternatives to time costing available for lawyers given the current legislative framework under which we practise.
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