Legal Services Council

​Media


This page contains PDF documents of media releases, media clippings and public announcements about the Legal Services Council and the Legal Profession Uniform Law and other articles of interest to the legal profession and regulators.


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Legal Services Council Media Releases


5 December 2019 - New Australian Legal Register will Safeguard Consumers

28 June 2018 - New Laws for the legal profession on Managed Investment Schemes

7 April 2018 - Government Lawyers engaging in legal practice in NSW need practising certificates from 1 July 2018

21 Feb 2018 - Have your say on proposed Uniform Law rule changes

21 Nov 2017 - Legal Services Council appointments

9 October 2017 - LSC Welcomes New CEO and Commissioner

11 Aug 2017 - Legal Services Council inquires into MIS restrictions

10 May 2017 - LSC Consumer Survey probes costs disclosure

22 April 2016 - Clients Kept in the Know by Uniform Law

5 Nov 2015 - Positive signs for Uniform Law in NSW and Victoria

27 May 2015 - Uniform Rules for a common legal services market


Ministerial and other Media Statements

18 March 2020 - Uniform law to provide real benefits to WA lawyers and their clients

10 January 2020 - LPBWA - Russell Daily appointed as Law Complaints Officer

January 2020 - Message from SA Law Society President

28 Feb 2019 - WA To adopt Uniform Law

14 Sept 2017 - Uniform Legal Services Commissioner appointed

8 October 2015 - Reappointment of Commissioner for Uniform Legal Services Regulation

1 July 2015 - Victoria and NSW take first step towards a national legal scheme

1 July 2015 - New era for legal services in NSW & Victoria

29 May 2015 - Office of the Legal Services Commissioner NSW Media Statement

28 May 2015 - Uniform Law to cut red tape and protect consumers

27 May 2015 - NSW on track for common legal services market

17 October 2017 - Uniform Legal Services Council appointed


Media clippings

20 March 2020 - Australian Financial Review - Three boosts for 'national' legal profession - Michael Pelly 

9 August 2019 - The Australian - Lawyers to be asked about extent of sexual harassment - Sascha O'Sullivan and Nicola Berkovic

9 August 2019 - Australian Financial Review - Tell us your sexual harassment stories says law regulator - Michael Pelly

21 June 2019 - Australian Financial Review - Indigenous recognition 'miles away' - Michael Pelly

20 June 2019 - Lawyers Weekly - Legal Services Commissioner vows to be 'real instigator' for changing sex harassment culture - Jerome Doraisamy

15 March 2019 - The Australian - Queensland hesitant on national regulation - Chris Merritt

5 March 2019 - Australasian Lawyer - WA commits to uniform law - Sol Dolor 

March 2019 - WA Law Society Journal - Update on the Legal Profession Uniform Law Scheme - Joshua Thomson SC

22 November 2018 - Australian Financial Review - Qld resists national legal profession push - Michael Pelly

8 June 2018 - Australian Financial Review - Western Australia to join national lawyers scheme - Michael Pelly

22 March 2018 - Australian Financial Review - Lawyers encouraged to blow #MeToo whistle on harassers - Katie Walsh

30 August 2017 - Lawyers Weekly - Reflections on the Legal Profession Uniform Law - Dale Boucher 

28 May 2015 - Lawyers Weekly - Rules to govern NSW and Vic Lawyers locked in - Leanne Mezrani

28 May 2018 - Lawyers Weekly - How will the Uniform Law affect your practice? - Felicity Nelson