become a lawyer in New South Wales, it is necessary to
satisfy the requirements of the LPAB.
study path for entry to the legal profession begins with
undertaking either the LPAB examinations, or a law degree from an accredited
law school. Then, in either case, in order to be eligible for admission
to practice, it is necessary to complete an accredited program of
practical legal training.
completion of the LPAB examinations leads to the award of the
LPAB Diploma in Law. For the purpose of admission as a lawyer, the Diploma and a degree from an accredited law school are equivalent qualifications.
LEC of the University of Sydney was established
in 1964 to assist students in their preparation for the LPAB
examinations. The LEC offers a teaching program in evening
lecture and external modes. All students should ensure that they attend the full lecture program, either by evening or weekend classes, or by a combination of both. The lectures are our primary learning and teaching tools.
The teaching program is supported by library, research and web-based