New E-learning Courses for Law Society

New E-learning Courses for Law Society

02 August, 2011

Aurion Learning has been working with the Law Society of England and Wales to develop a new suite of e-learning programmes.

Designed to support solicitors with their continuing professional development, the four e-learning titles cover SRA Principles & Code of Conduct; SRA Accounts Rules 2011; The Role of the Compliance Officer for Legal Practice; and the Bribery Act 2010.

Speaking about the new online courses, the Law Society's Publishing Manager, Stephen Honey said:

“We have worked closely with Aurion Learning to develop this suite of high quality e-learning programmes for our members.  These popular titles will be available online via our CPD Centre and we’d encourage everyone to log on and have a look.

As all our e-learning courses are accredited by the SRA, solicitors can use them to contribute to their annual 16 hours of CPD without even having to leave their desks.”

Dr. Maureen Murphy, Managing Director of Aurion Learning said:

“We developed this suite of e-learning courses for the Law Society to meet high demand for training in these key areas.

Our SRA Principles & Code of Conduct e-learning course allows solicitors to get to grips with the new regulatory regime, whilst our SRA Accounts Rules 2011 course allows learners to consider common accounting issues in the context of practical scenarios. The Role of the Compliance Officer for Legal Practice provides an overview of the rules and regulations relating to this new role, while our Bribery Act 2010 e-learning course provides an overview of the offences in the new act and explains the procedures which firms will need to put in place to ensure compliance.

As well as providing key knowledge and understanding, our e-learning courses also offer solicitors a quick and easy way to take part in mandatory CPD.”

Additional Information for Editors
The Law Society of England and Wales represents solicitors in England and Wales. From negotiating with and lobbying the profession's regulators, government and others, to offering training and advice, The Law Society helps, protects and promotes solicitors across England and Wales.

For more information on The Law Society log on to the website or alternatively contact +44 (0) 20 7242 1222. Unfortunately the Law Society can't help with legal problems. If you need legal advice, see the Find a solicitor section of the website.

Designed and built by Aurion Learning in partnership with The Law Society, the CPD Centre is a dedicated online environment in which members of The Law Society can plan, record and manage their CPD activities for the year. They can also search for CPD training courses from over 1000 suppliers and take the Law Society’s range of online courses. The CPD Centre is available FREE of charge to over 125,000 members of the Law Society. 

For more information about Aurion Learning, please contact: Megan Rogan, Press Office, Aurion Learning Tel: +44 (0) 28 9064 3211

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