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, and owns and administers the Law Library at the Supreme Court. 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 09

LPCC Visit to Albany on 11 March 2016

As part of its ongoing initiative to visit regional areas to conduct seminars and to talk to practitioners about issues relating to complaints, the LPCC will be visiting Albany on Friday, 11 March 2016.

Jan 29

NOTICE TO THE PROFESSION

LEGAL PRACTICE BOARD OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA
NOTICE TO THE PROFESSION
 

As the CPD year will shortly come to an end (31 March 2016) the Board wishes to remind all practitioners that effective from 1 April 2015 the Board introduced changes to the Legal Profession Rules 2009 Part 2 Division 2 - Conditions on Local practising certificates: continuing professional development.

Please click on heading for further information including the unchanged requirement to obtain 10 CPD points.

Dec 08

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, 5 APRIL 2016

Sep 25

LPCC 2014/2015 Annual Report now available for download

The 2014/2015 Annual Report of the Legal Profession Complaints Committee is now available.

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