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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Jun 29

Office Closure: COVID-19 Lockdown

Due to advice from the WA government concerning COVID-19, the office of the Legal Practice Board and the Legal Profession Complaints Committee will closed and staff working remotely between at least 29 June 2021 and 2 July 2021.

Jun 29

COVID 19 and Restricted Practitioners Working From Home

The following notice applies only to those restricted practitioners who are affected by COVID-19 while in an existing employment arrangement. Restricted practitioners who are entering into part-time or remote supervision arrangements unrelated to COVID-19 should continue to make applications as required under the Guidelines.

Jun 29

Office Closure: COVID-19 Lockdown

Due to advice from the WA government concerning COVID-19, the office of the Legal Practice Board and the Legal Profession Complaints Committee will closed and staff working remotely between at least 29 June 2021 and 2 July 2021.

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.

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