Consultation on Admission of foreign lawyers

Admission of foreign lawyers

3 October 2023

The Legal Services Council’s Admissions Committee invites written submissions on:

  • a proposed rule to amend the Legal Profession Uniform Admission Rules 2015 in relation to the admission of foreign lawyers to the Australian legal profession, and
  • a draft Council guideline on conditional admission of foreign lawyers.

Click here (PDF, 904.7 KB) for the consultation paper.

Submissions can be sent to on or before 6 November 2023.

Submissions may be published on the Council’s website unless you ask for your submission to be treated as confidential.

Last updated:

06 Oct 2023

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