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Closing Soon!

Applications to start in the Board's Diploma-in-Law course in the summer 2016/17 semester will close on 1st September.

To apply, please complete Form 1 Application for Registration as a Student-at-Law and either post to GPO Box 3980, Sydney 2001 or deliver by hand to Lv 4, 37 Bligh Street, Sydney 2000.

​Admission Fee Increase 


 On 1 July 2016 the  fee for admission to the Australian legal profession was increased from $900 to $920.25. This amendment is provided in the Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Amendment (Fees) Regulation 2016:
 
 
To minimise the impact of the increase, the Executive Officer will waive the fee increase for one calendar month. Anyone applying for admission before 1 August 2016 will only be required to pay the previous fee of $900.


 

 

Corporate and government lawyers

If you are a corporate or government lawyer in NSW and you have not been admitted to the Australian legal profession, you may need to notify the NSW Legal Profession Admission Board.

You will need to notify the Board within one year of engaging in practice pursuant to the transitional exemption in Clause 19 of the Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Regulation 2015

Visit our Government and Corporate Lawyers page for more information.

An online form for the purpose of notifying the Board is now available.  For further information about the transitional exemptions please read the Factsheet - Corporate Lawyers or Factsheet - Government Lawyers.

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