New proposed Barrister Rules limit on-line practice

From early in 2015, a “common legal market” will be established for Australian legal practitioners through the introduction of a new Legal Profession Uniform Law, at first involving only NSW and Victoria, but these two states hold over 70% of all lawyers. The Uniform Law, is intended to simplify and standardise regulatory obligations and will replace.. read more →

16 Jan 2015
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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 →

NSW Bar introduces new “national practice” Rules

The NSW Bar Association has introduced new Barrister Rules that “reflect the uniform national rules of conduct prepared by the Australian Bar Association, the peak representative body for all Australian barristers“. The new Rules which take effect from 8 August 2011, represent another step towards the development of a uniform national system of practice for.. read more →