Membership is determined in accordance to the Legal Practitioners Act 1981.
The presiding member of the LPEAC is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
The Attorney-General and Law Society appoint their representatives to the Chief Justice (CJ does not invite renewal of their membership directly)
The Honourable The Chief Justice The Hon Chief Justice Christopher Kourakis The Honourable The Attorney General Mr Sam Abbott QC – AG’s Deputy 3 years appointed by Chief Justice The Honourable Justice K G Nicholson 3 years appointed by Chief Justice The Honourable Justice G J Parker 3 years appointed by Chief Justice The Honourable Justice A J Besanko The Dean (or acting Dean) of the faculty or school of law at The University of Adelaide Professor Melissa de Zwart The Dean (or acting Dean) of the faculty or school of law at The Flinders University of South Australia Associate Professor Tania Leiman The Dean (or acting Dean) of the faculty or school of law at the University of South Australia Professor Vicki Waye Presiding member of the Board of Examiners Her Honour Judge K Bochner Flinders University - Student Representative Mr Patrick Schaefer 3 years appointed by the Attorney-General Mr Nicholas Iles 3 years appointed by Law Society Ms Rosalind Burke 3 years appointed by Law Society Mr Jon Clarke 3 years appointed by Law Society Mr Stephen McDonald 3 years appointed by Law Society Ms Norma Nemer
For further information about individual variations, please refer to the Legislation SA website.
If you are seeking further information about Admissions, please view The Law Society of South Australia website.
Refer to Chapter 20 Part 7 of the Uniform Civil Rules 2020
Notice of Applications for Admission
View the current list of applicants
The Notice should be filed to leave sufficient time to place an advertisement and to prepare a Statutory Declaration before the due date.
The filing date for the Statutory Declaration is date critical and documents will not be received after this date.