The Diploma in Law is a collaborative effort by the Law Extension Committee and NSW Legal Profession Admission Board.

Law Extension Committee

The Law Extension Committee (LEC) was established by the University of Sydney Senate to administer the Diploma in Law, a course developed by the Legal Profession Admission Board (LPAB).

The committee provides the tuition required by the students enrolled in the LPAB’s Diploma in Law program using the University’s practitioners and academics, and access to the extensive resources at the Sydney Law Library (the Herbert Smith Freehills Law Library).


For enquiries about assignments, extensions, lectures and course materials.

+61 2 8089 1950

Open 9am–5pm Monday to Friday

Legal Profession Admission Board

The NSW Legal Profession Admission Board (LPAB) is a statutory corporation which administers various functions associated with the admission of lawyers in New South Wales (NSW). It has a close relationship with the Supreme Court.

The board is headed by the Chief Justice of NSW and his representatives, most of whom are judges, lawyers, barristers and academics.


For enquiries about enrolments, fees, progression, exams and graduations.

+61 2 9338 3500

Open 9am–5pm Monday to Friday