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Ensure you meet your requirements as a lawyer, including the new obligations under the 2015 uniform regime.
The Legal Services Council recently approved a new course of education for persons wishing to be appointed as an external examiner.
Ensure you know your requirements as a practising lawyer with regard to continuing professional development (CPD) standards.
Formerly the Limitation of Liability Scheme, the Professional Standards Scheme allows eligible members to limit their occupational liability.
The LIV is the Victorian Legal Services Board’s delegate for regulatory functions relating to:
The LIV also undertakes external interventions of law practices, on appointment from the Board.
For more information on the Uniform Law, including resources such as fact sheets and precendents, visit our Uniform Law portal.
The Scheme is a statutory professional standards and consumer protection scheme, established under the Professional Standards Act 2003 and enforced by the courts.
PC Fee Increase
The Legal Profession (Practising Certificate Fees) Regulations 2012 (the Regulations) fix the fees payable for Victorian practising certificates (PCs). The Regulations are due to sunset on 30 June 2017.
Legal Profession Uniform Law
View fact sheets, articles and other resources to help you understand how you and your law practice may be affected by the Uniform Law.
You need to complete the LIV’s Variation of Practising Certificate course approved by the Victorian Legal Services Board.
You need to apply for a Certificate of Fitness from the LIV by calling us on 03 9607 9388.
CPD & Networking