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.
07 Oct 2022
The Legal Services Council and Commissioner for Uniform Legal Services Regulation acknowledges the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as custodians of Australia and pay their respects to Elders, past and present. We also acknowledge their ongoing connection to land, sea and communities throughout Australia, and their contributions to the lives of all Australians.