Statement of Policy:

Titles for overseas admitted lay associates

Until further notice, it is the policy of the Legal Practice Board that lay associates in WesternAustralia who are admitted in an overseas jurisdiction and who are currently undergoing requalificationfor admission in Australia may be held out under one of the following titles, asappropriate to their seniority and experience:

  • Law Clerk;
  • Paralegal;
  • Associate (Admitted in [place of admission], not admitted in Australia);
  • Senior Associate (Admitted in [place of admission], not admitted in Australia);
  • Consultant (Admitted in [place of admission], not admitted in Australia); or
  • Senior Consultant (Admitted in [place of admission], not admitted in Australia).

11 November 2009