Committees and Resources: Areas of Law
Law Society Committees not only actively engage in law reform through policy submissions, they also collate and provide solicitors with a range of useful resources that are applicable to particular areas of practice.
This section provides numerous resources, including publications from both the Law Society and external organisations, templates, case notes and links.
Arbitration – Private Arbitration Kit, Law Society Rules for the Conduct of Commercial Arbitrations, Conveyancing Arbitration Rules, Law Society Arbitration Agreement and FAQs.
Business Law – registered tax agents, business names searches and links to relevant resources.
Corporate Lawyers – FAQs, useful links and events for corporate, or in-house, lawyers.
Courts & Litigation – court attire policy for the Supreme Court of NSW, working with barristers and court transcripts order form.
Criminal Law – publications and links to criminal law resources.
Elder Law – client capacity guidelines and preparing an enduring power of attorney.
Family Issues – representation principles for children's lawyers, communicating with the Department of Community Services and the Australian Federal Police Family Law Kit.
Government – The Excellence Award in Government Legal Service, John Hennessy Research Scholarship and ethics for government lawyers.
Legal Technology – Information, education and recommendations on technology issues relevant to the legal profession.
Medico-Legal Liaison – Restatement of Medico-Legal Relations, including a schedule of suggested fees.
Personal Injury Law – victims compensation FAQs, injury compensation fact sheets and judgment commentaries.
Personal Property Securities – information and resources on Personal Property Securities (PPS) including key terminology, legislation and articles.
Property Law – conveyancing protocol, copyright guidelines for the contract for sale of land, and mortgage discharge documents for St George, ANZ, CBA and Macquarie.
Rural Issues – the annual Rural Issues Conference.
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