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Information about the register of Victorian lawyers 

Information about Victorian lawyers that appears on the register of lawyers includes:

  • Lawyer name
  • Law practice name
  • Address for service (suburb, state and postcode)  
  • Languages spoken (voluntary)
  • Areas of law practiced (voluntary)
  • Any LIV accredited specialisations held (voluntary
  • Disciplinary action taken against a lawyer (find out more about disciplinary action here)

During the renewal process

You can change your name, address for service and update your areas or practice and language information during the renewal process using the ‘Renew your practising certificate’ form. 

To update your law practice / organisation name:

  • If you have changed employer, this can be changed in the ‘Practice/contact’ tab. Instructions on how to do this are provided in our ‘Changing my place of practice’ user guide
  • If you need to change the name of your organisation, use the lawyer enquiry form to let us know

To update your LIV specialist accreditation please email news@lsbc.vic.gov.au.

At other times in the year

To change your areas of practice, languages or LIV accreditation please use the lawyer enquiry form to request this. Select 'Other' from the categories.

To change your name, suburb, state or postcode log into LSB Online and update your ‘Address for service’ details via the ‘Change of personal details or place of practice’ form. Instructions on how to do this are provided in our ‘Changing my place of practice’ user guide

To update your law practice / organisation name:

  • If you have changed employer you will need to update this in LSB Online using the ‘Change of personal details or place of practice’ form. Instructions on how to do this are provided in our ‘Changing my place of practice’ user guide
  • If you need to change the name of your organisation, use the lawyer enquiry form to let us know

You can access the register of lawyers on our website here.

Members of the public can ask us for a lawyer’s other contact details, which we will provide in line with our privacy policy.

The register of lawyers provides consumers of legal services with valuable information about engaging a lawyer. Information about a lawyer’s areas of practice, language proficiency and any specialist accreditations can help a consumer make an informed decision about the right lawyer to support them. We won’t publish these details on the register without your consent.

We also use this information to understand the demographics and make-up of the legal sector, and report on this in our annual report (all data is de-identified).

This information is voluntary and you do not have to answer these questions.

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