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Becoming a member

Membership of the Law Society of New South Wales includes the following categories:

Solicitor membership

  • For solicitors holding a NSW practising certificate. 

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Associate membership

  • For individuals admitted to practise law in a State or Territory of Australia who do not hold a current practising certificate issued by the Law Society of New South Wales, law students, law office managers, legally qualified individuals who are not admitted to practise law in a State or Territory in Australia and foreign lawyers.

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Life or Honorary Life membership

  • Life Membership recognises long, distinguished and meritorious service to the Law Society, the law, the profession, or the community through the utilisation of legal skills. 

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CONTACT

  • Law Society Registry
  • Level 5, 170 Phillip Street
  • Sydney NSW 2000
  • DX 362 Sydney
  • T: (02) 9926 0156
  • F: (02) 9926 0257
  • E: registry@lawsociety.com.au