Keeping CPD fresh

Bernadette Mcdonald

As legal professionals, our daily routines often revolve around familiar frameworks and established practices within the legal realm. However, delving into CPD courses beyond our traditional legal scope presents an opportunity to break free from this routine and embrace a world of fresh perspectives.

By immersing ourselves in diverse CPD courses, we open the door to a wealth of new ideas, approaches, and viewpoints that may not typically cross our paths within the confines of our usual circles. Whether it’s exploring concepts from psychology, design thinking, or even environmental sciences, each new perspective brings with it a breath of fresh air that revitalizes our approach to legal practice.

These fresh perspectives act as catalysts for innovation and creativity within our professional endeavours. They challenge us to re-examine conventional wisdom, question established norms, and explore alternative solutions to legal challenges. As we integrate these novel ideas into our practice, we inject vitality and dynamism into our work, fostering an environment where innovation thrives and creativity flourishes.

Moreover, exposure to diverse perspectives broadens our understanding of the world and the myriad of factors that influence legal issues. It encourages us to adopt a more holistic approach to problem-solving, considering not only the legal intricacies but also the social, cultural, and economic contexts in which they arise. This comprehensive perspective enhances the depth and richness of our legal analysis, enabling us to provide more nuanced and effective solutions to our clients’ needs.

In essence, embracing fresh perspectives through CPD courses outside our legal bubble is more than just a learning experience – it’s a transformative journey that reinvigorates our passion for the law and ignites our imagination for what is possible. It empowers us to break free from the constraints of convention, explore uncharted territories, and pave the way for innovation and excellence in our legal practice.

The SRA Competency Framework specifically asks you to reflect on what training you need. By thinking outside of the box, you can invigorate your creativity, which is an essential part of being a lawyer.

If you would like some help devising your bespoke training plan why not book in with me today. I will work with you to create your next 12-month SRA complaint training plan for only £50.

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