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Becoming a member

The Law Society of New South Wales has four membership categories:

Solicitor membership

  • For solicitors holding a NSW practising certificate.


Associate membership

  • For practitioners 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, legal office managers, legally qualified people who don’t hold a practising certificate and foreign lawyers.





  • 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