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From early 2015 the Legal Profession Uniform Law will change the way the legal profession is regulated. The Uniform Law creates a common legal services market across NSW and Victoria, encompassing almost three quarters of Australia’s lawyers. The scheme aims to harmonise regulatory obligations while retaining local performance of regulatory functions. How will the Uniform Law.. read more →

Federal Attorney-General Supports National Legal Profession

In an address in Melbourne last Thursday, the Federal Attorney-General, Mark Dreyfus, confirmed his support for reform of the national legal profession. He said he was personally strongly supportive of a truly national scheme for regulating the legal profession in Australia and implored all lawyers to help make a case to their respective law societies.. read more →