Managing your Workload

Starting Price: £99.00

Price excludes VAT

Do you feel confident to run a client matter efficiently and effectively? Do you have the interpersonal skills necessary to manage and succeed in a dynamic, people and service-oriented working environment?

The SRA Competency Statement has defined key continuing competencies for all solicitors and this two part course is specifically designed to fulfill those learning needs in two crucial areas which solicitors need to develop as soon as they have qualified.

Managing your Workload

On a practical level, a solicitor needs to know how to run a matter efficiently (and effectively) and this sessions includes:

  • Understanding efficiency
  • Planning and prioritisation
  • Tools and techniques for success
Locations and Dates

TBC: Please contact us for future course dates

Format & Delivery

Two individual sessions: Managing your Workload & Managing your Communications that can be taken as separate stand alone topics.

Both sessions are delivered Live Online by our trainer through a Adobe Connect system involving group discussion, practical exercises and realistic case studies.

Topics Covered

Session 1 – Managing your Workload

  • Understanding efficiency
  • The importance of planning and prioritising
  • Tools and techniques for success
Prior Knowledge

Some practical experience of running all or part of a client matter.


Following completion of this course, we encourage you to complete Altior’s Personal Development Plan (PDP).  In line with the SRA’s guidance for continuing competence, our PDP helps you identify, plan, address, evaluate and record your learning and development needs and activities in relation to management skills.

CPD and SRA Competencies

A5 Apply understanding, critical thinking and analysis to solve problems

B1 Obtain relevant facts

B3 Develop and advise on relevant options, strategies and solutions

B7 Plan, manage and progress legal cases and transactions

C1 Communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing

C2 Establish and maintain effective and professional relations with clients

C3 Establish and maintain effective and professional relations with other people

D1 Initiate, plan, prioritise and manage work activities and projects to ensure that they are completed efficiently, on time and to an appropriate standard, both in relation to their own work and work that they lead or supervise

D3 Apply good business practice