Handbooks, guides and books
Law Society publications
The Law Society produces general-interest publications and information to equip solicitors and their staff with the knowledge required to run a successful practice. Titles available to purchase from the Law Society Shop include:
Legal Secretary's Handbook 2015, 10th Edition: The leading text for legal support professionals in NSW provides a comprehensive guide to the major areas of practice, including over 50 standard forms and a glossary of terms
NSW Young Lawyers’ publications
Several committees of NSW Young Lawyers have researched and written publications aimed at both young and new practitioners. All are written in an easy-to-understand style and offer suggestions for further assistance.
The following publications are available in hardcopy and online:
Hardcopy publications are available through the Law Society Shop. To view or download copies online, please click on the publication below:
The following publications are available online only:
These guides are for information purposes only and should not be taken or relied upon as legal advice, nor are they intended as a substitute for legal advice from a qualified solicitor who is familiar with the facts of your particular case. Information may not be current at the time of reading.
For all enquiries regarding publications, please email NSW Young Lawyers.
Publications for the community
Young Lawyers has produced a series of free publications for the community.