About the event

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Do you feel as though you are drowning in commitments, neglecting yourself and your loved ones, too busy to look after yourself and constantly stressed? You are not alone and research shows that Australian lawyers have higher levels of psychological distress and depression than the general population. In this workshop you will discover:

  • What it is about law that makes it a uniquely challenging profession
  • Simple steps and moment to moment strategies you can use to bring your life back into control
  • The five steps to managing stress and how to stop stress before it spirals out of control
  • The key to switching off when you leave work so you don’t take it home with you
  • Brilliant tools you can use to cope when things don’t go as planned or pressure builds
  • How to build self empathy and awareness of when you need to take stock
  • The importance of self-care if you want to care for yourself, your loved ones and those you serve

The Benefits

Managing stress and caring for yourself is vital if you want to:

  • Have longevity in your career
  • Be effective both as a lawyer and in your personal life
  • End your career with your health intact
  • Maintain healthy relationships

Leave with a range of practical tips and tools you can use every day.



Level: General


Petris Lapis B Com LLB LLM FIPA FFA

Director, Petris Lapis Pty Ltd

Author Profiles

Petris Lapis B Com LLB LLM FIPA FFA

Petris has worked as a tax professional, law lecturer, director and senior trainer of my own tax training firm, consultant, external author for legal text books, career coach and director. She has qualifications in business, law, coaching, performance consulting and hypnosis and has been trained as a senior mindfulness trainer for the world’s leading corporate mindfulness group. Petris has contributed to committees and boards for a number of professional and sporting bodies. She has consulted to industry, government and the non-profit sector. I provide workshops and training to a number of large and medium sized law firms. I have presented for the Queensland Law Society including at their annual symposium, the NSW ALPMA, the national ALPMA conference, Law Society NT, Law Society of Tasmania and the ACT Law Society. Petris has also published several books and hundreds of papers. She lives life with humour and leaves audiences feeling empowered to make easy practical changes to improve their working and personal lives. Audiences love her lighthearted, warm and engaging approach to even difficult subjects. Programs by Petris have featured in magazines, professional journals and online publications for a wide variety of industries. Examples of the Law Society Journals I have contributed are shown on the right hand side. Petris has received numerous presenter of the conference awards at both National and State conferences.

Course Details

Date & Time:
Monday, 11 October 2021 12.00pm – 2.00pm



At your desk

Delivered live online


CPD Points:

2.0 Points Competency 1: Practice Management



CPD Freedom: $0

Member: $230

Non-Member: $315

legalsuper Young Lawyer CPD**: $166


**Law Society Members less than 5 years practising and/or under 35 years of age


Bookings are now closed.


To ensure you receive your CPD Points for this event, please provide us with your Legal Practice Board Practitioner ID 

Date & Time:

Mon, 11 October 2021 12.00pm - 2.00pm


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CPD Points:

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none Points Professional Responsibility

Points Skills

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