The Legal Practice Board is constituted under the Legal Profession Act 2008. The Board has statutory responsibility for the regulation of all legal practitioners of the State. It also regulates the issue of annual practising certificates, and owns and administers the Law Library at the Supreme Court. The Board assists the Supreme Court in the process of admission to practice. The Legal Profession Complaints Committee, which deals with professional complaints and discipline, is an independent statutory committee of the Board.

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Apr 15

LPCC Visit to Kalgoorlie on 8 May 2015

As part of its ongoing initiative to visit regional areas to conduct seminars and to talk to practitioners about issues relating to complaints, the LPCC will be visiting Kalgoorlie on Friday, 8 May 2015. 

Apr 13

New LPB Form 1 Application For A Local Practising Certificate Version 8

On 09 April 2015 a new version of LPB Form 1 Application for a Local Practising Certificate was approved for use by the Legal Practice Board (Board).  The new form is LPB Form 1 version 8.  This version replaces LPB Form 1 version 7.

Apr 08

LPBWA - Election Result 2015

Elected Members

IT IS HEREBY NOTIFIED for general information in accordance with Rule 36 of the Legal Profession Rules 2009 that, at a duly convened meeting of the Board, the following practitioners were declared to be elected members of the Legal Practice Board for a two year term commencing Thursday 09 April 2015:-

Mar 19

Trust Seminars 18 March and 15 April 2015 “TRUST ACCOUNT OBLIGATIONS; IRREGULARITIES AND TARGETING 2015/2016”

When is a trust account required and what are the most common misconceptions and errors;
What are law practices getting wrong with their trust accounts and how to manage the risk;
An analysis of 2,500 errors;
Controlled Money Accounts and
What to expect when your trust records are subject to inspection.
Registration form

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