Legal Profession Admission Board (NSW)


Legal Profession Admission Board (NSW)

The Legal Profession Admission Board is the statutory authority responsible for the admission of lawyers in New South Wales. It was formerly two separate boards; the Barristers Admission Board and the Solicitors Admission Board. The [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/tas/consol_act/lpa1993179/| Legal Profession Act 1993] introduced common admission for both branches of the profession resulting in a merger of the two boards.

The board has responsibility for accrediting academic and practical legal training courses leading to admission as a lawyer. The board is also tasked with the responsibility of ensuring that candidates for admission are of good character. In addition to accrediting University courses, the board also conducts examinations leading to a Diploma in Law. The boards Diploma is the equivalent of an accredited law degree and satisfies the academic requirements for admission to the profession.

External links

* [http://www.lawlink.nsw.gov.au/lpab Legal Profession Admission Board]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • List of New South Wales government agencies — Government in New South Wales is delivered by a number of agencies, grouped under areas of portfolio responsibility. Each portfolio is led by a minister appointed from the Parliament of New South Wales. The bulk of the services in a portfolio… …   Wikipedia

  • Julian Salomons — and member of parliament. He was the only chief justice in New South Wales to be appointed and resign before he was ever sworn into office. Salomons was said to be short of stature and somewhat handicapped by defective eyesight. However, he had… …   Wikipedia

  • Marcus Einfeld — Born Marcus Richard Einfeld 22 September 1938 (1938 09 22) (age 73) Sydney, New South Wales Nationality Australian Education BA, LL B …   Wikipedia

  • Ross Clifford — (born 1951) is an Australian Baptist theologian, political commentator, radio personality and author. A former lawyer who later joined the ministry, Clifford became a campaigner on moral issues while a suburban Sydney pastor in the 1980s. He has… …   Wikipedia

  • Nursing in Australia — Contents 1 Historical 2 Legal regulation 2.1 Types of nurses 2.2 …   Wikipedia

  • List of The Chaser's War on Everything episodes — Contents 1 Series 1 (2006) 2 Series 2 (2007) 3 Series 3 (2009) 4 See also The following is a list of episodes of the Australian satirical televisio …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.