Lawyers and Conveyancers Act (Lawyers: Complaints Service and Standards Committees) Regulations 2008

15 Criteria to be applied in appointing lawyer members
  • (1) To be eligible for appointment as a lawyer member of a Standards Committee, a person must have practised as a lawyer for a period or periods aggregating not less than 5 years.

    (2) In appointing any lawyer member of a Standards Committee, the Board must have regard, among other things, to—

    • (a) the person's personal attributes; and

    • (b) the person's ability by reason of his or her skill, experience, and judgement to deal with and make appropriate decisions in respect of complaints.