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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May 06

Law Library Services for Regional Practitioners

Practitioners in regional areas of Western Australia are welcome to use the services provided by The Law Library. 

May 01

Unable to login to LPBWA Website

If you are unable to login to our website to complete your application for a Practising Certificate due to password issues or a locked account please send an email to

For instructions to reset your password or access the online renewal form please click on the links below.

May 01

Query about renewing your practising certificate?

Check out our renewals frequently asked question section on our website. If you do not find the answer to your question please email to with your query and include your full name.

Apr 30

2019/2020 Renewals Email

On Tuesday, 30 April 2019 the Legal Practice Board  sent a 2019/2020 Renewals Notice email to practitioners who currently hold a current practising certificate, firm representatives and interstate practitioners. If you did not receive this email please check:

  • your work and personal email addresses as the email was sent to your preferred email account. 
  • your spam / junk email folder as the email may have been blocked by a spam filter program. 

If you did not receive the email please send an email to  stating that you did not receive the 2019/2020 Renewals Notice email and include your full name, including middle names.

NOTE – Our computer system will only allow you to apply for a practising certificate from the 1 May 2019.

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