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Recent changes to the Conduct Rules

The Australian Solicitors’ Conduct Rules were recently amended and came into effect on 1 April 2022.

Australian Solicitors’ Conduct Rules – Further Amendment
Subsequent to the recent amendments to the Conduct Rules which commenced on 1 April 2022, Rule 38 (Returning Judicial Officers) has been amended commencing 22 April 2022. The latest amendment reinstates the version of Rule 38 prior to 1 April 2022. It is to alleviate unintended consequences to registrars and other non-tenured judicial officers. 

You may find following documents useful:

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