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Policies, Rules and Guidelines


Public Interest Disclosure Policy February 2017

Model Litigant Policy & Guidelines

Rules & Guidelines

Legal Profession Act 2007

Legal Profession (Solicitors’ Conduct) Rules 2020

Rules of Practice Amendment Rules 2020

LPBT Board Hearing Rules

Legal Profession (Disciplinary Tribunal) Rules 2021

Guidelines for ‘In the public interest’

Guidance Note – Itemised bills and beneficiaries for lawyers

Guidance Note – Referral fees & claim farming

Guidance Note – Note taking (capacity)

Guidance Note – Delay

The Tasmanian Bar – Direct Access Guidance Note

Right to Information

The Legal Profession Board of Tasmania is committed to ensuring our administrative information is available to the public. The Right to Information Act 2009 (RTI Act) gives the public the right to access information, unless the information is exempt from release.

Further information is contained within the  Right to information Policy.
A downloadable RTI application form can be found on the Forms page.


The Legal Profession Board of Tasmania is an independent statutory authority responsible for receiving and investigating complaints about the conduct of lawyers in Tasmania. The Board is empowered by the Legal Profession Act 2007.

For further background information on the Board’s functions, please see the About us section.

Information on previous disciplinary matters is available from the Board’s Disciplinary Register.

Providing comment

For any media enquiries, please contact the Board:


Telephone: 03 6226 3000