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Nov 21

Use of the title Senior Legal Counsel

It was recently brought to the attention of the Legal Practice Board (Board) that a number of practitioners are using the title ‘Senior Legal Counsel’ in Western Australia.

As described by the Australian Bar Association, Senior Counsel are barristers of “seniority and eminence”, and “the designation of Senior Counsel provides a public identification of barristers whose standing and achievements justify an expectation, on the part of those who may need their services as well as on the part of the judiciary and the public, that they can provide outstanding services as advocates and advisors, to the good of the administration of justice”.
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Aug 05

Law Library - Surplus Texts

Surplus texts available at the Law Library

The Law Library at the David Malcolm Justice Centre is making available a selection of surplus texts for offer to the Legal Profession on a first-come-first-served basis. 
The texts are the remnants of the Practitioners Branch Library that was decommissioned in 2012. more...

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 general@lpbwa.com.

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

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