For law students
If you are studying law at university, a recent law graduate or undertaking Practical Legal Training, the Law Society can assist in your transition from law student to fully-fledged solicitor.
As a law student you are automatically a member of NSW Young Lawyers. Law students who intend to become solicitors are also entitled to Associate Membership with the Law Society. Both memberships provide a wide range of discounts, resources and opportunities.
Benefits and opportunities
Graduate Employment and Summer Clerkship Programs – information for students, law firms and legal education providers.
Associate Membership – learn more about the benefits of being an Associate Member of the Law Society and how to apply.
NSW Young Lawyers – take advantage of the resources and networking opportunities available to all law students.
Eligibility requirements – understand how to become a solicitor in NSW, including the academic and Practical Legal Training requirements, being admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW and obtaining a Practising Certificate from the Law Society.
Law Graduates Report and Recommendations
Future Prospects of Law Graduates Report and Recommendations – details the work of the Law Society's Law Graduates Working Group which considered employment prospects for law graduates.
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