For Consumers

The Legal Profession Uniform Law provides a balanced approach to the regulation of legal practitioners and law practices and the protection of consumers.

Consumer rights and the Uniform Law

  • This information sheet (PDF, 297.6 KB) ​outlines how the Uniform Law protects your rights as a client.
  • The information sheet about Getting Help for a Legal Problem (PDF, 373.4 KB) details how you can check that a person is qualified to act on your behalf.
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Costs disclosure forms

Costs disclosure can be made using a costs disclosure form where the estimated legal costs are not likely to be more than $3000 before disbursements and GST are added.

The forms are available in user friendly formats:

Cost D​isclosure info​rmation sheet (PDF, 380.9 KB) explains the purpose of the forms.

The LSC will continue to publish information on key issues.

We welcome your feedback by email:

Last updated:

07 Oct 2022

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The Legal Services Council and Commissioner for Uniform Legal Services Regulation acknowledges the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as custodians of Australia and pay their respects to Elders, past and present. We also acknowledge their ongoing connection to land, sea and communities throughout Australia, and their contributions to the lives of all Australians.

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