Have your say on proposed amendments
to the Legal Profession Uniform Law

 

Date issued: 31 January 2020


The Legal Services Council invites feedback on proposed amendments to the Legal Profession Uniform Law.

The proposals aim to:

  • clarify the effect and operation of certain provisions
  • enhance protection of consumers of legal services
  • empower clients to make informed choices about costs
  • expand the category of people who can make consumer complaints
  • remove the potential for unintended consequences and perverse outcomes to arise
  • improve administrative efficiencies, and
  • resolve inconsistencies and drafting anomalies 
Click here for the Consultation Paper

Submissions can be sent to the Council at submissions@legalservicescouncil.org.au on or before 

Friday, 28 February 2020, and will be published on the Council's website unless advised otherwise.