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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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.
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Mar 16

New LPB Form 1 Application for a Local Practising Certificate

On 12 February 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 7.  This version replaces LPB Form 1 version 6.

Feb 20

NOTICE FROM THE BOARD RE CHANGES TO THE CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEME

Practitioners and CPD Providers are advised that following an extensive consultation and review of the continuing professional development (CPD) scheme amendments to the Legal Profession Rules have been agreed.

Dec 10

Notice from the Legal Practice Board re Practising Certificate Fees

A letter from the Chairperson of the Legal Practice Board, John Syminton, providing information on the increase in practising certificate fees for 2015-2016.

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