UNSW Edge is an evolution of the Faculty’s Centre for Continuing Legal Education (CLE). For the past 25 years the Centre provided continuing professional development (CPD) courses to the legal profession. UNSW EDGE delivers a suite of programs to the profession, including online content, a subscription based CPD service, and a reinnervated CPD program moving away from the traditional lecture based program.

Uniquely positioned to bring together expert practitioners, judges and academics, Edge 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.  

Legal CPD program  

Conveniently located in the Sydney CBD, UNSW Edge offers face-to-face learning engagement opportunities for busy professionals These programs are designed to enable lawyers to fulfill their professional obligations but also providing an engaging experience with known experts. UNSW EDGE offers summer, winter and spring seminar series, masterclasses and exclusive workshops. Further information can be found on our seminars page. 

Tailored Programs for legal and non-legal professionals  

UNSW EDGE also runs tailored legal knowledge and applied skills training both online and face to face for legal and non-legal professionals. Please contact UNSW EDGE for more information via edge@unsw.edu.au or 02 9385 2267. 

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

Participation at UNSW Edge progams 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 Student Services via unsw.to/webforms  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 edge@unsw.edu.au