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Legal Ethics & Professional Responsibility

Structure and regulation of the legal profession in Australia focussing on New South Wales and Victoria. Legal ethics guidelines, books, commentary and other materials. Legal profession in England & Wales and the United States.

Victoria: Legal Profession Legislation - Acts & Regulations

Acts:

For each Act: Click on "Click here Version History" to view the Latest Version.

Regulations:

For each Regulation: Click on "Click here Version History" to view the Latest Version.

NSW Legal Profession Legislation - Acts & Regulations

Acts:

Regulations:

Legal Practice Commentary Services

Australia

Halsbury's Laws of Australia and The Laws of Australia cover all state jurisdictions.

New South Wales

Victoria

Law Societies

Uniform Rules

The Uniform Rules are made by the Legal Services Council under the Legal Profession Uniform Law as applied by the law of States and Territories. All Uniform Rules are published on the NSW legislation website.

Links to the Uniform Rules are provided below.

Rules applicable to persons seeking admission

Rules applicable generally
The following Uniform Rules apply to all those who have rights and responsibilities under the Uniform Law.

Rules applicable to barristers

Rules applicable to solicitors

Uniform Law Framework