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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Oct 23

The International Bar Association (IBA) Wellbeing Survey

The International Bar Association (IBA) has embarked on a global project aimed at addressing the mental wellbeing of legal professionals as Covid-19 exacerbates tensions in professional and personal lives.

Jul 10

Harassment Report

​Sexual harassment has no place in our society, or in the legal profession.  Along with other forms of harassment, discrimination and bullying, these behaviours are unlawful and prohibited by the ethical and professional conduct rules all legal practitioners are bound by.

Apr 22

Notice to the Profession – CPD Audit 2020

The Legal Practice Board is aware that the recent spread of COVID-19 and the associated warnings and protective measures have created significant pressure for the profession, particularly with isolation and remote working arrangements.

Apr 14

Notice to the Profession – Completion of PMC

The Legal Practice Board is aware that COVID-19 and the associated protective measures have created difficulties in completing courses, in particular the practice management course within required time frames.

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