Professional Standards Scheme Application for Exemption

Professional Standards Scheme Application for Exemption

The Australian Legal Practitioner of the law practice listed below (and the Incorporated Legal Practice if the law practice incorporated):

• is a member of the Law Society of Western Australia;
• is not an officer of a body corporate to which the Scheme applies;
• is not a partner of a Participating Member of the Scheme;
• is not not an employee of a Participating Member of the Scheme;

and seeks exemption from the Scheme pursuant to s30 of the Professional Standards Act 1997 (WA).

Alternatively, if you wish to retain the benefits of the Scheme, please complete a Participant Information Form.

Please complete the applicable fields below. (Submitting this application online is equivalent to signing the form.)

Legal Practice

Legal Practitioner seeking exemption and authorising an application for exemption to be made on their behalf


Details of Person Completing the Application

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Any questions? Call our Professional Standards Scheme team on (08) 9324 8624

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