New lawyer members for the Victorian Legal Services Board
Commissioner Update - May 2023
The May Commissioner Update features our first ever Risk Outlook, a statement on the Human Source Management Act 2023 and more.
Statement on the Human Source Management Act 2023
While the Human Source Management Act 2023 permits police to register lawyers as human sources and use privileged information in specific circumstances, it does not change lawyers’ regulatory and professional obligat
Public statement on Alexander Stuart Pinnock (aka Alec Stuart; Alec Anton Stuart)
Alexander Pinnock is not a registered legal practitioner and can’t engage in any type of legal practice
External Examiner Newsletter - April 2023
Updates and advice for external examiners. In this issue: Upcoming deadlines | Canaries in the Coal Mine 2023 | A new way to contact us | Important reminders for EE reporting | VLSB+C Risk Outlook and more.
Notice to clients and all other parties dealing with lawyer Roland Voon and the law practice Lloyd Meridian Legal
The law practice Lloyd Meridian Legal, formerly operated by the lawyer Roland Voon, is under external intervention and its affairs are being wound up.
Risk Outlook 2023
The VLSBC’s Risk Outlook 2023 highlights five risks for the Victorian profession that will be areas of regulatory focus for us in the coming year, including issues associated with each risk and our planned response to them.
Commissioner Update - March 2023
Commissioner update to the legal profession - March 2023. In this edition: Practising certificate renewals open 27 March | End of the CPD year | Supervised legal practice | Guidance on using confidential documents and more.
Statement from Victorian Legal Services Board CEO and Commissioner Fiona McLeay on the Coroner's findings into the death of Veronica Nelson
Ms Nelson, 37, was a proud Gunditjmara, Dja Dja Wurrung, Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta woman, who passed away in tragic circumstances while in State custody on 2 January 2020.
Commissioner Update - December 2022
Commissioner update to the legal profession - December 2022. In this edition: Office closure | Removing supervised legal practice condition from your PC | Cybersecurity | LPLC Alert.