Professional obligations - Victorian Legal Services Board + Commissioner

Professional obligations

On being admitted to the legal profession in Victoria, a lawyer becomes an officer of the Supreme Court of Victoria. As such, that lawyer must comply with certain professional obligations. These obligations are defined by the Legal Profession Uniform Law and its supporting legal professional rules.

This section provides further information about the professional obligations which lawyers and law practices have to the Court, to consumers of legal services and to the profession itself.

Legal profession rules

Continuing professional development

Legal costs

Mental health considerations

Other disclosures to the Board


Last modified January 23, 2019.