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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Feb 21

2019 Law Library CPD sessions

In 2019 five free CPD sessions for legal practitioners in the use of online research publications are on offer, again concentrating on Lexis Advance and Westlaw AU. 

The 2019 sessions will again be held on Level 23 of David Malcolm Justice Centre.

For further information about the CPD sessions including dates and times click on the link below.

2019 Law Library CPD sessions

Feb 21

Law Library - Surplus stock

Surplus law reports, journals, texts available at the Old Supreme Court Law Library Stirling Gardens

The Law Library at the David Malcolm Justice Centre has completed the merger of the Department of Justice Library with the old Law Library at the Supreme Court Stirling Gardens and has identified excess materials that are now on offer to interested parties on a first-come-first-served basis. 

These excess materials have previously been offered to universities, the State Library, the Parliamentary Library, government libraries and community legal centres. 


Feb 20

2017/2018 Annual Reports

The 2017/2018 Annual Reports of the Legal Practice Board of Western Australia and the Legal Profession Complaints Committee is now available to view or download. 

Legal Practice Board of Western Australia Annual Report 2017/2018
LPCC Annual Report 2017/2018

Feb 13


Are you up to date with your trust accounting obligations?

The Legal Practice Board is pleased to offer 2 Seminars in early 2019 in two blocks:

Session 1:
Trust Accounting Requirements: A Refresher
Presenter: Stephen Ramsay,  Trust Account Inspector 

Session 2:
Current Issues in Trust Accounting
Presenter: Anna Young,  Senior Trust Account Inspector

Come along and update your knowledge on requirements and current issues in trust accounting. Take the opportunity to attend both sessions at a discounted rate, and earn 2.5 Legal CPD points in Competency Area 1: Practice Management. 

Trust Account Seminar Details and Registration Website

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