Australia (excluding Western Australia)
CPD Requirements: The ACT Law Society, the Law Society of New South Wales, the Queensland Law Society, the Law Society of South Australia, and the Law Institute Victoria require solicitors to complete a minimum of 10 units by March 1 of each year. These jurisdictions have differing core unit requirements in fields such as Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Practice Management, Professional Skills, etc. Please refer to your jurisdiction's CPD information page for your specific requirements.
Completing Your CPD Requirements with PLI: PLI and SEC Institute's live seminars count as live credit in all Australian jurisdictions. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.
Limits on live webcasts and on-demand products vary according to jurisdiction. Please refer to your jurisdiction's CPD information page for specifics.
It is up to the attorney to ensure that the CPD activity is approved by his or her Australian jurisdiction. No application for recognition is required to be submitted by the provider to these jurisdictions. ACT, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, and Victoria: If this particular educational activity is relevant to your professional development and practice, you can claim one unit for each hour of attendance. Accreditation is not currently sought in The Law Society of Western Australia. A Law Society of Western Australia practitioner may wish to apply via the CPD Form 3 Application.
Attendance Reporting: Attorneys must report their own attendance to their respective jurisdiction(s).