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ACT

 

The Law Society of the ACT

For complaints about both solicitors and barristers in the ACT

 

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NSW

 

Office of the Legal Services Commissioner (LSC)

The Commissioner takes complaints about solicitors, barristers and licensed conveyancers in NSW, and can investigate or mediate a complaint or refer it to the Law Society, the Bar Association or the NSW Department of Fair Trading.

 

Contact options

Make a complaint

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NT

 

Law Society of the Northern Territory

The Legal Practitioners Act (NT) provides for the Law Society to be the first tier of a three tiered

system of regulation of the legal profession comprising the Law Society, the Legal Practitioners’ Complaints Committee and the Supreme Court. The Society will investigate all complaints and refer the serious matters to the Legal Practitioners’ Complaints Committee.

 

Contact options

Make a complaint

 

 

QLD

 

Legal Services Commission (LSC)

The Legal Services Commission (LSC) is an independent statutory body that deals with complaints about the conduct of lawyers and law firms.

 

Contact options

Make a complaint

Other useful information:

 

Additional information from the Queensland Law Society (QLS) website:

Qld Law Society's What to do if you have concerns about your solicitor

 

 

SA

 

Legal Profession Conduct Commissioner (LPCC)

The Legal Profession Conduct Commissioner is an independent statutory agency of the Crown.

The Commissioner helps to regulate the standards of South Australia’s legal profession by dealing fairly and efficiently with complaints about lawyers, and investigating any suspected misconduct by lawyers. As part of the State Government’s legal profession reforms, the LPCC replaced the former Legal Practitioners Conduct Board on 1 July 2014.

 

Contact options

Make a complaint

Other useful information:

 

 

TAS

 

Legal Profession Board of Tasmania

The Legal Profession Board of Tasmania is the independent statutory body responsible for receiving and investigating complaints about the conduct of lawyers.

 

Contact options

Make a complaint

 

 

VIC

 

Legal Services Board + Commissioner

The Victorian Legal Services Commissioner was originally established in 2005 under the Legal Profession Act 2004. The functions and powers of the Commissioner now come under the Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Act 2014. The Commissioner’s core function is to receive and handle complaints about lawyers. In addition to this the Commissioner has an important educative role.

 

Contact options

Make a complaint

Other useful information:

 

If your complaint is about a conveyancer, this information on the website of the Legal Services Board will help you work out whether to contact the Legal Services Commissioner or Consumer Affairs Victoria.

 

 

WA

 

Legal Profession Complaints Committee

The Committee has statutory responsibility to deal with complaints against legal practitioners in WA. It is an independent statutory committee of the Legal Practice Board.

 

Contact options

Make a complaint

Other useful information:

 

How to complain about a legal practitioner (solicitor, barrister and in some cases a licensed conveyancer)

 

 

 

 

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