The Legal Profession Complaints Committee has statutory responsibility under the Legal Profession Act 2008 for supervising the conduct of legal practitioners in Western Australia. Its main role is to ensure ethical conduct and professional behaviour in the legal profession.
The Committee receives all complaints about solicitors and barristers in Western Australia.
It enquires into complaints and other conduct concerns in respect of legal practitioners.
The Law Complaints Officer is a statutory office established by Parliament to assist the Complaints Committee exercise its functions.
If you have concerns with a lawyer's conduct, please contact our Rapid Resolution Team to discuss your concerns.
Two of the main functions of the Rapid Resolution Team are to resolve complaints by conciliation and to identify possible conduct issues.
The Rapid Resolution Team members have been chosen with particular regard to their skills and knowledge in the areas of communication, conciliation and professional conduct.
Team members are available Monday to Thursday between 8.30am - 5.30pm and Friday between 8:30am - 5:00pm.
To contact them:
telephone 08 9461 2299
send an enquiry form to firstname.lastname@example.org , or
make an appointment to come in and discuss the matter at: Level 2, Colonial Building, 55 St George's Terrace, Perth.
The 2015/2016 Annual Report of the Legal Profession Complaints Committee is now available.
The Legal Profession Complaints Committee (LPCC) is established under the Legal Profession Act 2008 (LPA) to supervise.
As part of its ongoing inititive to visit regional areas to conduct seminars and to talk to practitioners about issues relating to complaints, the LPCC will be visiting Busselton on Friday, 4 April 2014.
Office of The Board
5th Floor Kings Building
533 Hay Street
Perth WA 6000
(08) 6211 3600
Legal Profession Complaints Committee
2nd Floor Colonial Building
55 St Georges Tce
Perth WA 6000
(08) 9461 2299
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