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LEGAL PROFESSION UNIFORM LAW APPLICATION ACT 2014 - SECT 9A

Meaning of law firm

    (1)     The Legal Profession Uniform Law (Victoria) applies as if for the definition of law firm in section 6(1) there were substituted—

"" law firm "means a partnership consisting only of—

        (a)     Australian legal practitioners; or

        (b)     one or more Australian legal practitioners and one or more Australian-registered foreign lawyers; or

        (c)     incorporated legal practices; or

        (d)     one or more incorporated legal practices and one or more Australian legal practitioners; or

        (e)     one or more incorporated legal practices and one or more Australian-registered foreign lawyers; or

        (f)     one or more incorporated legal practices, one or more Australian legal practitioners and one or more Australian-registered foreign lawyers;".

    (2)     For the purposes of this Act and the Legal Profession Uniform Law (Victoria), a principal of a law practice that is referred to in paragraph (c) to (f) of the definition of "law firm" in subsection (1) includes an Australian legal practitioner who is a principal of an incorporated legal practice that forms part of the partnership.



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