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Commercial Awareness for Lawyers

This one day course is aimed at trainee solicitors in all disciplines who wish to develop their understanding of their clients’ businesses and the business of their law firm.  The course will take participants through various tools that can be used to identify the commercial environment in which their clients and law firm are operating, and to develop commercial acumen which will help them deliver legal advice which aligns with a client’s commercial circumstances and the wider business strategy of their law firm.


This course is suitable for trainee solicitors who wish to develop their commercial acumen in relation to the clients they work with and the law firm in which they work.

Key Benefits

  • Demonstrate a better understanding of your client’s business strategy and the challenges it faces in a commercial context;
  • Improve your ability to give advice that is practical, commercial and contextualised to your client’s needs;
  • Demonstrate a better understanding of your law firm’s business strategy and the challenges it faces in a competitive environment; and
  • Develop your understanding of the role that you play in your law firm’s business and the contribution you make to its success.

Price £165


per delegate
(excludes vat)

Available In-house


Available as an in-house course

Continued Competence


Helps satisfy elements of the SRA statement


Venue Date
Live Online
Session 1 - 26th March 2019 (3pm - 6pm), Session 2 - 27th March 2019 (9am - 12pm)
Live Online
Session 1 - 1st May 2019 (3pm - 6pm), Session 2 - 2nd May 2019 (9am - 12pm)
4th July 2019
Live Online
Session 1 - 1st November 2019 (3pm - 6pm), Session 2 - 2nd November 2019 (9am - 12pm)

Kaplan Altior Experience

We help those in the legal sector achieve their professional development and career goals and excel in their field.


Our programmes offer an interactive and practical learning experience that delivers lasting results and is easily put into practice.


We have vast experience in legal training and assessment and have been developing legal talent for over 35 years.


When tailoring programmes, we take the time to understand your business and create solutions to suit your unique training needs.


Strong client service is at the heart of our business and underpins everything we do. It's what sets us apart from other providers.