Notice to Profession - Use of title 'Special Counsel'

06 Aug 2018

As per the attached Notice, the Legal Practice Board (Board) is seeking the views of the profession before making any possible recommendations to the Attorney-General regarding the amendment of the legal profession legislation prohibiting the use of the titles, “Special Counsel” or “special counsel” by employed solicitors.

The profession is invited to make submissions to the Board with respect to this matter by Monday, 22 October 2018.

Submissions should be forwarded by email to with “Use of the title Special Counsel” in the subject line.