The Legal Practitioners Education and Admission Council (LPEAC) is established pursuant to section 14B of the Legal Practitioners Act 1981.

     

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 JusticeThe Hon Chief Justice Christopher Kourakis
The Honourable The Attorney GeneralMr Sam Abbott QC – AG’s Deputy
3 years appointed by Chief JusticeThe Honourable Justice K G Nicholson
3 years appointed by Chief JusticeThe Honourable Justice G J Parker
3 years appointed by Chief JusticeThe Honourable Justice A J Besanko
The Dean (or acting Dean) of the faculty or school of law at The University of AdelaideProfessor Melissa de Zwart
The Dean (or acting Dean) of the faculty or school of law at The Flinders University of South AustraliaAssociate Professor Tania Leiman
The Dean (or acting Dean) of the faculty or school of law at the University of South AustraliaProfessor Vicki Waye
Presiding member of the Board of ExaminersHer Honour Judge K Bochner
Flinders University - Student RepresentativeMr Patrick Schaefer
3 years appointed by the Attorney-GeneralMr Nicholas Iles
3 years appointed by Law SocietyMs Rosalind Burke
3 years appointed by Law SocietyMr Jon Clarke
3 years appointed by Law SocietyMr Stephen McDonald
3 years appointed by Law SocietyMs 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.

Admission Rules

Refer to Chapter 20 Part 7 of the Uniform Civil Rules 2020

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Notice of Applications for Admission

View the current list of applicants

Admission Dates

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.