Notice of Applicants Seeking Admission as a Lawyer

Notice of Applicants seeking admission as a lawyer

Notice of Applicants Seeking Admission as a Lawyer

The list of applicants who have lodged their intention to be admitted during the fortnight of 26th September 2020 - 9th October 2020 is available. 

Lodging an Objection

If you wish to object to the issue of a compliance certificate in relation to any person named on the list, you must lodge a written objection within 14 days of the publication date.  The objection should be sent by email to vlab@justice.vic.gov.au  (External link)and clearly specify the reasons for objection and any documentation that may be relevant.

The Victorian Legal Admissions Board (the Board) will consider whether or not the objection may affect the applicant's eligibility or suitability for admission and as a result may either, grant, refuse or delay the issue of a compliance certificate.

If the Board considers the objection may affect eligibility or suitability it will provide a copy of the objection to the applicant and request a response within 21 days.

Notice of persons lodging an application will be published on the Board’s website each fortnight for a period of 14 days and will be removed thereafter.

Relevant Legislation

Section 19(8) of the Legal Profession Uniform Law 2014 (Victoria) provides that the Board is not to issue a compliance certificate until after it has given notice, in accordance with the Admission Rules, on an appropriate website of the application for admission.  

Rule 12(2) of the Uniform Admission Rules 2015 specifies that the Board must ensure that notice is published on the Board's website of the name of every person who makes an application for a compliance certificate. 

 

Notice of Applicants issued Compliance Certificates

A list of applicants issued with a compliance certificate dated 19 October 2020 is available.

Lodging an Objection

Any person desiring to object under section 16(3) of the Legal Profession Uniform Law 2014 (Victoria) to the admission of a particular person may do so before a Judge not less than 14 days before the day appointed for the applicant’s admission (Reg. 14.07 Supreme Court (Miscellaneous Civil Proceedings) Rules 2018). 

Relevant Legislation

Section 16(3) of the Legal Profession Uniform Law 2014 (Victoria) provides that any person may, in accordance with any applicable rules of court, object to the Supreme Court to the admission of a particular person.