Legal Profession Admission Board


​​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).


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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