The legal profession

The legal profession is an important part of the legal system in Victoria. Legal professionals work across many organisations and bodies as well as providing advice and appearing in court.

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Solicitors and barristers have their own professional associations. It used to be compulsory to be a member of these associations but this is no longer the case.

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The legal profession is regulated by a Victorian body, the Victoria Legal Services Board + Commissioner. In order to work as a legal practitioner in Victoria you must have a practising certificate.

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This page was last updated on July 23, 2014