Can We Still Do This? Exploring Lifelong Competency in Legal Practice

The session will revisit ICLR 2020 plenary session “Checks on entry, then what? Assuring ongoing competence throughout legal professionals’ careers.”

An edited summary of the 2020 plenary session will be provided for all attendees, followed by a breakout session when the 2020 panelists or representatives of their jurisdiction will be asked to update the conference on their ongoing efforts to ensure ongoing competence in legal professionals.

The session will also examine consider different jurisdictional approaches to ongoing competency e.g. Alberta, Victoria, Netherlands, UK, and Singapore.



  • Cori Ghitter, Deputy Executive Director and Director of Policy and Education, Law Society of Alberta


  • Susan Kaak, Member of the general council of the Netherlands Bar, The Netherlands Bar
  • Michelle Marfurt, Manager, Policy and Regulatory Strategy, Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner
  • Margie McCrone, Regulatory Policy Manager, Legal Services Board


Sep 29 2021


09:30 - 10:30

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Sep 29 2021
  • Time: 10:30 - 11:30

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