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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Apr 27

Arrangements for visitors to the offices of the Legal Practice Board and Legal Profession Complaints Committee

Due to advice from the WA government concerning COVID-19, the office of the Legal Practice Board and the Legal Profession Complaints Committee will be running with a reduced number of staff present, with the majority working remotely for the week of  27 to 30 April 2021. The Office remains open, but any visits must be pre-arranged and all visitors must sign in using the contact register or the WA Safe App.

Apr 23

Law Library - New Look Legal Practice Areas

Library staff have created 27 Legal Practice Area Guides to replace the existing 9 guides. The new look guides cover key legal topics from Administrative Law to Workers Compensation.

Apr 16

Application for a Local Practising Certificate for the 2021/2022 Financial Year

The Legal Profession Rules 2009 provide that the standard renewal period for the renewal of practising certificates is from 1 May until 31 May each year. 

Apr 12

Applications for admission can now be made online

Admission Applicants can now give notice of their application for admission and apply for a compliance certificate on-line.

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