Legal Profession Admission Board

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Academic studies more than 5 years old

If you completed an accredited Australian law course more than 5 years before applying for admission in NSW, you must have your qualification assessed by the LPAB's Academic Exemptions Sub-Committee.

'More than 5 years before applying for admission' means:

if the final year of your enrolment in your law course was more than 5 years before the date you apply for admission.

For more information, see section 6 in the Guide for Applicants for Admission as a Lawyer.

PLT more than 5 years old

If you completed Practical Legal Training more than 5 years before applying for admission, you must have your PLT assessed by the LPAB's Practical Training Exemptions Sub-Committee.

'More than 5 years before applying for admission' means:

if the final year of your enrolment in practical legal training was more than 5 years before the date you apply for admission.

For more information, see section 7 in the Guide for Applicants for Admission as a Lawyer.

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