Street address:

Suite 1805, Level 18
109 Pitt Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Postal address:

GPO Box 3980

(02) 9338 3555

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The Legal Profession Admission Board (LBAB) of New South Wales is responsible for making rules for, and approving, the admission of lawyers and appointment as a public notary. The Board also registers Students-at-Law who, after passing the Board's exams, receive a Diploma in Law and satisfy the academic requirements for admission as a lawyer.

The LPAB provides the following services:

  • maintains the rolls of lawyers and public notaries
  • administers the Student-at-Law exams
  • processes applications for admission as a lawyer, appointment as a public notary, registration as a Student-at-Law
  • assesses the qualifications and experience of applicants from NSW or interstate or overseas, for admission to the profession
  • accredits law degree courses and courses of practical legal training in NSW
  • provides certificates, diplomas, academic records and other documents.


Last updated: 29 August 2023