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Feb 07

ELECTION OF MEMBERS

LEGAL PRACTICE BOARD OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ELECTION OF MEMBERS
 
Pursuant to section 536 of the Legal Profession Act 2008, notice is hereby given that the annual election of six members to the Legal Practice Board will be held on Tuesday, 4 April 2017.
 

Sep 15

LPCC 2015/2016 Annual Report now available for download

The 2015/2016 Annual Report of the Legal Profession Complaints Committee is now available.

Aug 22

An Update on the Legal Practice Board Practice Management Course Condition

From 1 July 2016 all practitioners who are not Principals of a law practice will have the practice management course condition (PMC Condition) imposed on their local practising certificate.

Since the inception of the PMC Condition the Legal Practice Board (Board) has been managing and considering applications by practitioners for the revocation or variation of the condition.

The Board’s Professional Development Committee (PDC) would like to provide information and clarification to the profession on a range of issues that may arise in the administration of the PMC Condition.

Apr 06

Application for a Local Practising Certificate for the 2016/2017 Financial Year

The Legal Profession Rules 2009 provide that the standard renewal period for renewal of practising certificates is from 1 May until 31 May each year. Applications received during this time pay the standard application fee of $1250 (plus a $20 contribution to the Solicitors Guarantee Fund if required).