How to apply
Applications to undergo Specialist Accreditation in 2017 are now open.
Please follow the steps outlined below to apply for the program:
Please ensure that you read the following documents before applying for Specialist Accreditation:
Complete the application form ensuring that you have provided all the relevant information and supporting documentation.
Submit your completed application form with payment, no later than 10 April 2017 using one of the below options:
Option 1 - by email
Scan and send your completed application form with the relevant supporting documentation via email* to firstname.lastname@example.org
* Please ensure that your application file size does not exceed 4MB
Option 2 - by courier or post
Print your completed application form with relevant supporting documentation and post to:
Specialist Accreditation Program
The Law Society of NSW
170 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000
DX 362 SYDNEY
If you have applied or are considering applying for accreditation you should think about participating in the Q&A session for your area of law.
These sessions will provide you with the opportunity to interact with advisory committee members and the Specialist Accreditation team. You will also have the chance to raise any questions you may have.
Sessions will also look at core knowledge and skills areas, methods of assessment and administrative procedures.
Practitioners who have completed recent and significant study in their chosen area of law may be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing. Please refer to the 2017 Guide to Application and Assessment for further details.
Please note that the granting of Advance Standing is based on an assessment of the practitioners study and results in a waiver of the requirement to successfully complete the written examination component assessment ONLY.
For more information regarding Advance Standing, please refer to page 7 of the 2017 Guide to Application and Assessment.
- Specialist Accreditation Program
- The Law Society of NSW
- 170 Phillip Street
- Sydney NSW 2000
- DX 362 Sydney
- T: (02) 9926 0305
- F: (02) 9926 0166
- E: email@example.com