Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner outlines guidance for legal professionals when dealing with unvaccinated clients.

In an attempt to mitigate some of the challenges posed by society opening back up after lockdown, the Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner (VLSBC) has issued guidance for dealing with unvaccinated clients. These include general guidance on providing a safe working environment for you staff, as well as advice for new clients and existing clients.

It’s important to remember you do not have to take on new un or partially vaccinated clients if you feel it would provide an unsafe working environment for your staff, but it is important to be clear about this and provide other services where possible. For existing clients, it’s important solicitors comply with their duties to clients, particularly in litigation matters.

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