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.


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Legal Services Council Media Releases

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

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

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

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