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​​photo of the NSW Law CourtsAdmission as a​ Lawyer

​​To be admitted as a lawyer in New South Wales, you must apply to the Legal Profession Admission Board for a compliance certificate.

If approved, you must attend an admission ceremony at the Supreme Court t​o take an oath of office or make an affirmation of office, and to sign the Supreme Court Roll.​

Admission of lawyers in New South Wales is governed by the Legal Profession Admission Rules 2015 and Part 2.2 of the Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW).

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Guide for Applicants for Admission

Read the Guide before you start your application for admission as a lawyer.

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Online ​Admission Portal

Sign up or log in ​​​​​to use the online Admission Portal to register an application for admission or book a​​ ceremony.

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Notice of Applicants seeking admission

Names of current applicants are published here for 14 days.

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