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. 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 27

Board Election 2020 - Candidate Resumes

Resume details for the Legal Practice Board Candidates for 2020 are available online.

Mar 26

Notice to the Profession - closure of the offices of the Legal Practice Board and Legal Profession Complaints Committee

Due to the impact of COVID-19, on Wednesday, 25 March 2020 I decided to close the office of the Legal Practice Board and the Legal Profession Complaints Committee completely by COB on Friday, 27 March 2020 and that ALL staff will be working remotely.

Mar 26

External Examiners Reports 31 May 2020

The Legal Profession Act 2008 requires that a law practice operating a trust account(s) is required to keep trust records. These records must be examined by an external examiner each trust examination year. The trust examination year runs from 1 April – 31 March, with the report required by 31 May.

However, it is a changing climate with COVID 19. Practitioners and external examiners will need to assess the risk in undertaking the external examinations and how best to achieve this.

Mar 24

Important Notice COVID-19

As the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) widens we have made the decision to close the office to the public and external visitors, effective 23 March 2020 and until further notice.

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