8 August 2019
The Legal Services Council Admissions Committee (Committee) invites public comment on the draft Legal Profession Uniform Admission Amendment (Qualifications) Rule 2019 (Draft Rule) (PDF, 813.9 KB) in accordance with s 426 of the Uniform Law (UL). The Draft Rule relates to the admission of foreign lawyers in NSW and Victoria, a function performed by the admitting authorities (Boards) in each State.
A paper outlining the background to the Committee's decision, attaching a copy of the Draft Rule and the text of the Legal Profession Uniform Admission Rules 2015 (Admission Rules) if the rule is made, can be accessed here (PDF, 813.9 KB).
A summary of the effect of the Draft Rule follows.
This Draft Rule is publically released for written submissions for a minimum period of 30 days in accordance with s 426(3)(b) UL. Submissions can be sent to the Committee to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before Monday 16 September 2019.
10 Oct 2022
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.