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Private legal practitioner

An Australian legal practitioner who holds a current NSW practising certificate and is either a sole practitioner, an employee of the law firm or a partner of the law firm.An “Australian legal practitioner” is defined in s6 of the Legal Profession Act 2004 (NSW) as “an Australian lawyer who holds a current local practising certificate or a current interstate practising certificate”.“Australian lawyer” is defined in s5 as “a person who is admitted to the legal profession under this Act or a corresponding law”.