Regulation Directory project - Australia – Queensland

Legal Jurisdictions

Australia – Queensland

Lawyer Title(s)

Barrister/ Solicitor/ Legal Practitioner/ Lawyer

Regulator(s) of Admission

Legal Practitioners Admission Board of Queensland and the Supreme Court of Queensland



Legal Practitioners Admissions Board
Level 2, Law Society House
GPO Box 1785
Brisbane QLD 4001

Regulator(s) of Practice

The Queensland Law Society makes legal profession rules (ie professional conduct and practice rules) for solicitors. The Bar Association of Queensland makes legal profession rules (ie professional conduct and practice rules) for barristers.



Disciplinary Authorities

The Queensland Legal Services Commissioner investigates complaints. The Commissioner may refer a complaint to the Queensalnd Law Society or Bar Association of Queensland for investigation and report. The Commissioner may institute disciplinary proceedings before the Legal Practice Committee or the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal. These bodies may make orders imposing sanctions or other remedies. An order from the Tribunal recommending removal from the roll is referred to the Supreme Court.



Other Bodies involved in Regulation of the Legal Profession




Primary Legislative Source

Legal Profession Act 2007


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