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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Jul 18

Scheduled Maintenance Work

Due to scheduled maintenance, the Legal Practice Board website will be unavailable on Friday 19 July 2019 between 5:00PM and 5:30PM (AWST).

The facility to apply for a practising certificate will be unavailable from 4:30 PM to 5:30PM (AWST).

We apologise for any inconvenience caused and appreciate your patience.

May 06

Law Library Services for Regional Practitioners

Practitioners in regional areas of Western Australia are welcome to use the services provided by The Law Library. 

May 01

Unable to login to LPBWA Website

If you are unable to login to our website to complete your application for a Practising Certificate due to password issues or a locked account please send an email to

For instructions to reset your password or access the online renewal form please click on the links below.

May 01

Query about renewing your practising certificate?

Check out our renewals frequently asked question section on our website. If you do not find the answer to your question please email to with your query and include your full name.

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