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Commonly asked questions about information in LSB Online

Your ‘Address for service’ is the address that appears on the register of lawyers we publish on our website. This is limited to suburb, state and postcode for lawyers and law practices/organisations, however if a member of the public requests this we will provide the full address details.

The address for service needs to be a physical street address and cannot be a post office box.
 

You should use an address that you are comfortable being publically available. It can be your place of practice address, or your residential address. It must be a physical street address. You can only have one address for service.

Your ‘Address for service’ is the address that appears on the register of lawyers we publish on our website. This is limited to suburb, state and postcode for lawyers and law practices/organisations, however if a member of the public requests this we will provide the full address details.

Your place of ‘Place of practice’ is the address of the law firm or organisation where you spend the most time working. 

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

To update your LIV specialist accreditation please email news@lsbc.vic.gov.au.

At other times in the year

To change your areas of practice, languages or LIV accreditation please use the lawyer enquiry form to request this. Select 'Other' from the categories.

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

No, you can only see the most recent ones. If you would like more information about previous practising certificates or employment details you can use the lawyer enquiry form and select ‘Other’ as the category.

No. If you would like more information about previous employment details you can use the lawyer enquiry form and select ‘Other’ as the category.

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