Legal Practitioner (Solicitors) Conduct Rules 2015 - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You must comply with these rules if you are a legal practitioner carrying on practice as a solicitor. Ensuring that you comply with these rules shows that you have a high standard of professional conduct, as is required by a legal practitioner.

The rules set out conditions on:

  • Relations with clients;
  • Your duties as a practitioner to the court;
  • Advocacy;
  • Relations with other practitioners;
  • Relations with third parties; and
  • Legal practice.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Justice and Community Safety Directorate
ACT Law Courts & Tribunal Administration
Supreme Court

Act(s) name

Legal Profession Act 2006 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

General Enquiries, The Supreme Court Registry
Justice and Community Safety Directorate
ACT Law Courts & Tribunal Administration
Supreme Court


Operating address:
Magistrates Court Building
4 Knowles Place
Canberra City
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address:
PO Box 1548
Canberra City
Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

02 62071709
scregistry@act.gov.au

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