The VLSBC’s Risk Outlook 2023 highlights five risks for the Victorian profession that will be areas of regulatory focus for us in the coming year, including issues associated with each risk and our planned response to them.
Commissioner Update - March 2023
Commissioner update to the legal profession - March 2023. In this edition: Practising certificate renewals open 27 March | End of the CPD year | Supervised legal practice | Guidance on using confidential documents and more.
Statement from Victorian Legal Services Board CEO and Commissioner Fiona McLeay on the Coroner's findings into the death of Veronica Nelson
Ms Nelson, 37, was a proud Gunditjmara, Dja Dja Wurrung, Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta woman, who passed away in tragic circumstances while in State custody on 2 January 2020.
Fiona McLeay reappointed as Victorian Legal Services Board CEO and Commissioner
Attorney-General Jaclyn Symes has reappointed Fiona McLeay as the Victorian Legal Services Board CEO and Commissioner for a second five-year term.
VLSB+C annual report for 2021/22 tabled in Parliament
Our latest annual report wraps up a busy 12 months focused on protecting and empowering consumers, enhancing legal practice and ethics, and improving access to justice.
Commissioner Update - December 2022
Commissioner update to the legal profession - December 2022. In this edition: Office closure | Removing supervised legal practice condition from your PC | Cybersecurity | LPLC Alert.
Australian-first whistleblower legal project to share in $4.8 million in funding
The project is one of 16 to receive grants from the VLSB+C in 2022, representing a significant investment in improving access to justice for all Victorians.
Commissioner Update - October 2022
Commissioner update to the legal profession - October 2022. In this edition: Lawyer-Client Relationship Survey | CPD Audits | Cybercrime | End of trust year takeaways.
Lawyer-Client Relationship Survey 2022
Findings of the 2022 Lawyer-Client Relationship Survey that focusses on lawyers' experiences of providing legal services to their clients, including key issues and challenges.
Commissioner Update - July 2022
Commissioner update to the legal profession - July 2022. In this edition: PC renewal closed | Changes to supervised legal practice | New lawyer wellbeing resources and consumer information.