The Centre for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) at UNSW Law is the only provider of continuing professional development (CPD) in Australia located within a law faculty, delivering high-quality education for over 25 years.  

Uniquely positioned to bring together expert practitioners, judges and academics, the Centre provides engaging, practical and focused life long education to the legal profession, our Alumni and other professionals requiring legal knowledge and know-how; enabling them to provide quality services to their clients and to the community.  

The Centre’s goal is to: 

  • provide quality in all that the Centre delivers,  
  • to be at the forefront of practitioner and legal education both in Australia and the region, and 
  • to be agile and deliver products that are responsive to the changing market.  

Legal CPD program  

Each year, the Centre runs high-quality, face-to-face learning programs 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, typically held at the Sydney CBD campus, are designed for lawyers to fulfil their professional obligations.  

For details on upcoming CPD events visit  

Tailored Programs for legal and non-legal professionals  

The Centre also runs tailored legal knowledge and applied skills training both online and face to face for legal and non-legal professionals. Please contact the Centre for more information via or 02  9385 2267 

Credit CPD units towards the UNSW Master of Laws (LLM)  

Participation at UNSW CLEseminars may entitle the participant to apply for advanced standing towards the Master of Laws (LLM) at UNSW. Participants may be  entitled to apply for up to six units of academic credit for 18 hours of approved CPD participation and will be awarded the credit subject to the completion of a substantial piece of legal writing.  

For further information on this pathway please contact the Centre on (02) 9385 2267 or Student Services via  or phone (02) 9385 2264. 

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CPD Events

If you would like further information about any of these events please contact us