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Lawyers and Conveyancers (Employed Lawyers Providing Free Legal Services) Amendment Bill

Introduced on July 28, a member’s Bill in the name of Chris Bishop. The Bill amends the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act to allow a lawyer who is an employee to do free legal work other than for the lawyer’s employer on conditions set by the Law Society. First reading on March 24 and sent to the Justice Committee with the support of all parties. Lawyers and Conveyancers (Employed Lawyers Providing Free Legal Services) Amendment Bill