The Legal Practice Board is constituted under the Legal Profession Act 2008. The Board has statutory responsibility for the regulation of all legal practitioners of the State. It also regulates the issue of annual practising certificates. The Board assists the Supreme Court in the process of admission to practice. The Legal Profession Complaints Committee, which deals with professional complaints and discipline, is an independent statutory committee of the Board.

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Feb 19

Requirements for the CPD year ending 31 March 2021

All legal practitioners have a responsibility to ensure they comply with CPD requirements by earning a minimum number of CPD points, normally 10 across all four competency areas for a legal practitioner holding a practising certificate for the entire CPD period, of which at least 6 must be earned through approved interactive activities or a combination of interactive and publication activities.

Feb 16

Information about Form 956 for Registered Migration Agents

A new form 956 will be released by the Department of Home Affairs for use by Registered Migration agents. 

Feb 04

Issue with voicemail resolved

The issue with the Board’s voicemail box being full is resolved, and the ability to leave recorded messages is again operational while the office is closed due to the COVID related lock-down.
Communications by phone are therefore operating and during the lock-down you can leave voice messages. Should you encounter any issue please inform us by email:

Feb 01

Closure of the offices of the Legal Practice Board and Legal Profession Complaints Committee

​Due to today’s advice from the WA government concerning COVID-19, the office of the Legal Practice Board and the Legal Profession Complaints Committee will be completely closed until at least Friday, 5 February 2021 and ALL staff will be working remotely. More...

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