The Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Act 2014 (the Act), The Legal Profession Uniform Law (the Law) and The Legal Profession Uniform Admission Rules 2015 (the Admission Rules) came into operation on 1 July 2015.
The Admission Rules specify the academic qualifications and practical legal training prerequisite for admission, the accrediting and reaccrediting of law courses and providers of practical legal training and the procedural requirements for admission to the legal profession.
Under an Instrument of Delegation the Victorian Legal Admissions Board (VLAB) established the Victorian Legal Admissions Committee (VLAC) to assess applicants for admission in Victoria and to grant Compliance Certificates under s19 of the Uniform Law and grant declarations of early assessment and suitability.
The next Admission Ceremony will be held in the Banco Court (Court 1), Supreme Court of Victoria, 210 William Street, Melbourne on Tuesday 8 September 2015. Floor plan of the Supreme Court.
All applications for admission will be received in accordance with the Legal Profession Uniform Admission Rules 2015. See Admissions Process for information on how to apply.
The web stream of the admission ceremony of 18 August 2015 is available.
For all candidates with overseas enquiries or who wish to lodge an application for a skills assessment, an appointment must be made with the Board before attending our offices. Please see our contacts page for details.
All documents provided by you to the Board as part of your admission are subject to the Freedom of Information Act (Vic) 1982. As such, we strongly recommend that you take photocopies of ALL of your documents as under the Act we may not be able to provide copies back to you.