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Find out how to make changes to your details via LSB Online

Information about Victorian lawyers that appears on the register of lawyers includes:

  • Lawyer name
  • Law practice name
  • Address for service (suburb, state and postcode)  
  • Languages spoken (voluntary)
  • Areas of law practiced (voluntary)
  • Any LIV accredited specialisations held (voluntary)
  • Disciplinary action taken against a lawyer (find out more about disciplinary action here)

During the renewal process

You can change your name, address for service and update your areas or practice and language information during the renewal process using the ‘Renew your practising certificate’ form. 

To update your law practice / organisation name:

  • If you have changed employer, this can be changed in the ‘Practice/contact’ tab. Instructions on how to do this are provided in our ‘Changing my place of practice’ user guide
  • If you need to change the name of your organisation, use the lawyer enquiry form to let us know

At other times in the year

To change your areas of practice, languages or LIV accreditation please email news@lsbc.vic.gov.au.

To change your name, suburb, state or postcode log into LSB Online and update your ‘Address for service’ details via the ‘Change of personal details or place of practice’ form. Instructions on how to do this are provided in our ‘Changing my place of practice’ user guide

To update your law practice / organisation name:

  • If you have changed employer you will need to update this in LSB Online using the ‘Change of personal details or place of practice’ form. Instructions on how to do this are provided in our ‘Changing my place of practice’ user guide
  • If you need to change the name of your organisation, use the lawyer enquiry form to let us know

During the renewal period

You can change your personal details on the renewal form using the 'Practice/contact' tab.

At other times of the year

Log into LSB Online and use the ‘Change of personal details or place of practice’ form to update your personal details.

You can use this form to update your name, address for service, primary place of practice, email, phone and fax information. You can also change your employer/organisation (as long as you are not changing practising certificate types) and update your preferred mailing address.

A detailed how to guide and video is available to assist you.

During the renewal period

You can change your position details on renewal form using the 'Practice/contact' tab. You will need to cease your current position and then add your new position. A detailed how to guide and video is available to assist you.

If you are changing positions from an ‘Employee’ to a ‘Principal’ within the same organisation, you will need to change your practising certificate type as well. Please see our Principal Practising Certificate FAQs for more information.

At other times of the year

Log into LSB Online and use the ‘Change of personal details or place of practice’ form to update your position details. A detailed how to guide and video is available to assist you.

If you are changing from an ‘Employee’ to a ‘Principal’ within the same organisation, you will need to change your practising certificate type using the ‘Apply for or change your practising certificate’ form. Please also see our Principal Practising Certificate FAQs for more information.

During the renewal period

You can change your practising certificate type on the renewal form using the 'Applicant' tab.  A detailed how to guide and video is available to assist you.

At other times of the year

Log into LSB Online and use the ‘Apply for or change your practising certificate’ form.

A detailed how to guide and video is available to assist you.

To change your organisation name or contact details use the form Notification of change information- law practice.

Send this to us using the lawyer enquiry form. Select ‘Updating my details’ as the category.

During the renewal period

Use the ‘Change of personal details or place of practice’ form to let us know that you will no longer be practising in Victoria. Under ‘Current practices’, select ‘cease’, choose a date to cease this position and select ‘Going overseas’ or other relevant field.

At other times of the year

Use the ‘Change of personal details or place of practice’ form to let us know that you will no longer be practising in Victoria. Under ‘Current practices’, select ‘cease’, choose a date to cease this position and select ‘Going overseas’ or other relevant field.

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