You will need this certificate if you intend to practice law in New South Wales. Legal practice means being paid to do any work in connection with the administration of the law, including preparing deeds, instruments or contracts relating to legal proceedings of any kind.
Depending on the type of legal practice you intend to undertake, there will be different certificate classes:
- principal of a law practice (e.g. partner in a law firm)
- employee of a law practice (e.g. associate at a law firm)
- corporate legal practitioner
- government practitioner
- volunteer (e.g. volunteer at a community legal service).
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.