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Apr 16

Website Maintenance

Due to scheduled maintenance, the online facility to apply for a practising certificate will be unavailable from 6:30am to 8.30am on Wednesday, 17 April  2019.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused and appreciate your patience.

Mar 25

New LPB Form 1 – Application For A Local Practising Certificate Version 12

On 25 March 2019 a new version of LPB Form 1 Application for a Local Practising Certificate was approved for use by the Legal Practice Board.  The new form is LPB Form 1 version 12.  This version replaces LPB Form 1 version 11.

If you have any queries regarding the new LPB Form 1 please contact the Office of the Board on (08) 6211 3600 or by email

Feb 28

Notice Restrictions on the delivery of approved CPD activities by a law practice

The Board has amended the definitions of QA providers in the Law Practice category and created new additional categories to allow a law practice to provide approved CPD to legal practitioners who are not in the law practice. Please see the Board’s notice for more information.

Feb 21

2019 Law Library CPD sessions

In 2019 five free CPD sessions for legal practitioners in the use of online research publications are on offer, again concentrating on Lexis Advance and Westlaw AU. 

The 2019 sessions will again be held on Level 23 of David Malcolm Justice Centre.

For further information about the CPD sessions including dates and times click on the link below.

2019 Law Library CPD sessions

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