Dale Boucher appointed as Uniform Legal Services Commissioner

The Attorneys General for New South Wales and Victoria have announced the appointment of Dale Boucher as the Commissioner for Uniform Legal Services Regulation and Chief Executive of the Legal Services Council.

Mr Boucher is the former head of the Australian Government Solicitor.

The Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW) and Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Act 2014 (NSW) were enacted on 20 May 2014 and will be implemented in 2015.

The scheme aims to improve the regulation of legal services across the two states, offering reduced red tape, new remedies and standardised complaints processes.

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