​About Us

The Legal Profession Admission Board (LPAB) is responsible for:

• determining the eligibility and suitability of people seeking to be admitted as a lawyer in NSW

• accrediting academic law courses and practical legal training courses in NSW

• registering, enrolling and examining students in the Board's Diploma in Law course

• appointing public notaries in NSW, and

• maintaining the Roll of Lawyers and the Roll of Public Notaries in NSW.

The LPAB is a self-funding statutory corporation constituted by the Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Act 2014.  It is supported in the exercise of its functions by a number of Committees and Sub-Committees, as shown in the chart below.

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