Links and Resources

Professional Placement Participation Form - 114 KB

Are you a legal employer keen to help trainees by offering professional placement? Please fill out this form.

Leo Cussen Professional Placement Guidelines

Roles, rights and responsibilities of all parties involved in Leo Cussen professional placement.

Higher Education Provider Guidelines - 315 KB

Tuition assurance protects students against providers ceasing to provide a course of study. Leo Cussen meets tuition assurance requirements set out in the Higher Education Support Act 2003.

Competency Standards for Entry Level Lawyers - 671 KB

Competency Standards for Entry Level Lawyers
The full PLT standards document, as devised by the Law Admissions Consultative Committee (LACC) and the Australasian Professional Legal Education Council (APLEC) – see below.

Victorian Legal Admissions Board

The Victorian Legal Admissions Board is a statutory body that performs functions associated with the admission of lawyers in Victoria in accordance with the Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Act 2014.

Legal Profession Uniform Admission Rules 2015 - 1 MB

The Legal Profession Uniform Admission Rules 2015, under the Legal Profession Uniform Law.

CPD Rules - 619 KB

Legal Profession Uniform Admission Rules 2015
The Legal Profession Uniform Continuing Professional Development (Solicitors) Rules 2015, under the Legal Profession Uniform Law.

Australasian Professional Legal Education Council (APLEC)

APLEC represents all the professional legal training (PLT) courses in Australia and New Zealand. The Heads of Courses of APLEC meet regularly to discuss matters of common interest and to further the development of professional legal training.

Continuing Legal Education Association of Australasia

CLEAA provides a forum for the exchange of ideas, insights, problems and information relating to legal professional development in general and continuing legal education in particular. Membership of CLEAA is open to any person involved or interested in the provision of continuing legal education and legal professional development.