Information for lawyers
The Victorian Legal Services Board regulates the legal profession in Victoria. The Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Act 2014 provides the framework for the Board’s regulatory functions.
In this segment of the website you will find information relevant to lawyers and the legal profession. It is divided up into six sections as described below.
Information about applying for a practising certificate, the fees payable and conditions on practising in Victoria.
The different types of legal practise which may be undertaken in Victoria.
Information relevant to the different types of law practice.
Information about trust money, trust accounts, trust auditing and statutory deposit accounts.
The rules guiding legal practise, continuing professional development requirements, and various types of disclosures required.
How to avoid complaints, the Victorian Legal Services Commissioner’s investigation powers, external interventions and the outcomes of disciplinary decisions against lawyers.