Continuing Professional Development for Lawyers at UNSW | Law

Continuing Professional Development for Lawyers at UNSW

The Centre for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) at UNSW Law is the only provider of continuing professional development in Australia located within a Law Faculty, delivering high quality education for the past 23 years.

Uniquely positioned to bring together expert practitioners, judges, and academics, CLE designs, develops and delivers seminars and courses to not only fulfil your CPD obligations as a lawyer, but to further advance your career.

Credit CPD units towards the UNSW LLM

By simply undertaking 18 hours of UNSW CPD seminars and submitting a substantial piece of legal writing, such as an academic paper or submission to government, you may be eligible to obtain 6 units of credit, or 1 course, towards the highly renowned UNSW Master of Laws.

To obtain this, there are some steps and criteria in place. Find out more.

CPD Seminar Program

Each year, CLE run a high quality, face-to-face academic learning program to assist practising lawyers to stay up to date with the latest developments in major areas of legal practice that are vital to their professional/business skills and judges.

These seminars are typically held in the CBD and are specifically designed for lawyers to fulfil their professional obligations to the Law Society of New South Wales (solicitors) and the New South Wales Bar Association (barristers) to be licensed to practise law.

For more details on upcoming CPD events and online enrolment, visit