and rules


In NSW, the practice of law and regulation of the legal profession are governed by the Uniform Law, it consists of:

Acts:   Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW)
             Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Act 2014 

Regs:  Legal Profession Uniform Regulations 2015
             Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Regulation 2015

Rules: Legal Profession Uniform General Rules 2015
                                                              Admission Rules 2015
                                                              Law Australian Solicitors' Conduct Rules 2015
                                                              Legal Practice (Solicitors) Rules 2015
                                                              Continuing Professional Development (Solicitors) Rules 2015

or download the Law Society's handbook of the Conduct, Practice and CPD Rules 

Former Conduct Rules  - a warning to solicitors

The following rules are no longer current. Refer to the Solicitors Rules under the Legal Profession Uniform Law.