CPD Requirements - Parental Leave

21 Dec 2017

The Board has become aware that practitioners intending on taking parental leave, or who are on or returning from parental leave, are not properly making an application for a variation to their CPD requirements, in accordance with rule 17 of the Legal Profession Rules 2009.
Please note that effective 1 January 2018, The Legal Practice Board requires all practitioners intending on taking, or currently on, parental leave to lodge an Application for Variation (Application) to the CPD condition imposed on their practising certificate in the usual manner adopted for all other applications for variation.
All Applications are to be completed and accompanied by payment of the correct fees.

For further information, please refer to the amended CPD Guidelines for Parenting Leave  (Pursuant to Rule 17 of the Legal Profession Rules 2009) and the Fee Schedule.