Not all students who complete their law degree go straight on to practical legal training and applying for admission.
Under a new stale learning clause introduced by NSW’s Legal Profession Admission Board, graduates who delay applying for admission will face additional hurdles.
From next year, graduates applying for admission as a lawyer must have completed their degree and/or practical legal training within the last five years. Applications who fall outside this timeframe will have to apply for an academic or practical training exemption and have their qualifications assessed.
The amendments can be viewed on the LPAB’s website.
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