L&D policy
L&D policy

The following Practice Management guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • L&D policy
  • The AppendixL&D plan—training courses and key learning events for staff

  1. [Purpose and scope

    1. 1

      This document provides guidelines and procedures for managers and employees relating to learning and development (L&D) opportunities provided by the firm. It is designed to:

      1. 1.1

        support us as we work to achieve our business goals[; and ]

      2. 1.2

        ensure our continued compliance with the standards and requirements of the SRA[; and ]

      3. 1.3

        help us to meet the requirements of [insert details of any industry standard, practice management standard or accreditation the firm has achieved or has to follow, eg the Law Society’s Lexcel practice management standard, the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS), the Law Society’s Conveyancing Protocol or the Law Society’s Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme (WIQS)].

    2. 2

      This policy document covers all the L&D opportunities supported by the firm. It outlines the roles and responsibilities of everyone for L&D and represents the firm’s continued commitment to supporting employees as they develop to achieve their full potential.

    3. Responsibilities and resources

    4. 3

      Manager responsibilities

      1. Each manager is responsible for ensuring their direct reports are supported and developed in their roles to meet the overall goals of their business area [and, where relevant, to meet the required standards of [insert details of any industry standards or practice management standards or accreditations the firm has achieved, eg Lexcel,