The Legal Services Council is the body responsible for making new rules under the Legal Profession Uniform Law.
New South Wales and Victoria have passed enabling legislation and the Uniform Law is expected to commence in those jurisdictions from the middle of 2015.
Members of the Admissions Committee appointed to develop proposed uniform Admission Rules are Professor Sandford Clark as inaugural Chair, and:
- The Hon Justice Emilios Kyrou
- The Hon Justice Richard White
- Dr Elizabeth Boros
- Professor Carolyn Evans
- Mr John Littrich
- Mr Gary Ulman
The consultation draft is available here.
The explanatory paper is available here.
Written submissions will be accepted until 30 January 2015. These can be emailed: firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can learn more about the submission requirements and details here.
If you are involved in practical legal training or other aspects of the process for admission of person to the legal profession, I urge you to read the documents and consider lodging a submission.