CPD seminars and events

Exclusively for NSW Government lawyers and members of the NSW Public Sector.

Our CPD seminars and events are designed so that you learn from the best about key legal issues and topics relevant to NSW Government. Sessions are delivered by experts from within the CSO, and occasionally feature leading barristers or academics as guest speakers. 

Solicitors can claim 1 CPD unit for each hour of attendance at sessions relevant to their practice needs or professional development.

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NSW Government Solicitors' Induction Training  | 25 February 2022

  • For solicitors new to the NSW Government sector

  • 3 x 1-hour sessions, livestreamed (plus an online networking event)

  • Earn CPD units

  • Bonus: access to the CSO's induction training video library

  • $300 pp for all sessions

Registrations will open early 2022. Sign up here to be the first to receive event updates. 


  1. Subpoenas and public interest immunity

  2. Advice writing essentials

  3. Courtroom basics (advocacy)

CPD Conference | 22, 23, 24 March 2022

  • Exclusively for NSW Government sector employees

  • 6 x 1-hour sessions, livestreamed

  • Earn CPD units

  • Free to attend


  1. Property law: Native title and Aboriginal land claims (Substantive law)

  2. Privacy law (Substantive law)

  3. Employment law and COVID-19 (Substantive law)

  4. Procurement: modern slavery and foreign relations (Practice management and business skills)

  5. The NCAT jurisdiction (Professional skills)

  6. Regulatory prosecutions (Ethics and professional responsibility)

Registrations will open early 2022. Sign up here to be the first to receive event updates. 

CPD videos on demand

Video package: NSW Government Solicitors’ Induction Training 2021

Cost: $120 (incl. GST)

Format: online video – 7 one-hour sessions

Download details and payment form (PDF).

These videos, from our 2021 livestreamed event, introduce lawyers new to the NSW Government sector to key public law concepts, processes and NSW legislation.

Claim up to 7 CPD units. The recordings cover 4 CPD units in substantive law, and one unit in each of ethics and professional responsibility, practice management and business skills, and professional skills.

Free seminar papers and recordings

Seminar papers and recordings from past presentations are available to NSW Public Sector solictors and staff via the online CSO Client CentreEmail csomarketing@cso.nsw.gov.au to request access.  ​​​

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