The Legal Profession Uniform Framework provides the regulatory arrangements for the legal profession, including:
The Framework is designed to be applied by any Australian State or Territory to establish a common legal services market. Other jurisdictions are encouraged to join the scheme and will be able to do so without the need for changes to the scheme.
The diagram below shows how the Legal Profession Uniform Framework was developed and the regulatory authorities responsible for application of the legislation.
Legal Profession Uniform Framework Information Sheet [PDF, 303kb]
Legal Profession Uniform Framework Chart [PDF, 101KB]
Amending the General Rules under the UL, s425
Amending Admission Rules under the UL, s426
Amending the Legal Practice Rules, Legal Professional Conduct Rules and Continuing Professional Development Rules under the UL, s427