Law Society Library

The Law Society Library offers a practical collection of publications which aims to meet the information needs of solicitors practising in NSW.

Law Society Library reopening

The Library has reopened to visitors as of Monday 28th February 2022.

Click here for more information on the conditions of entry. 

Services & Facilities

Solicitors with current NSW practising certificates may avail themselves of the following Library services and facilities:

  • An 18,000-volume library collection comprising of law reports, practice books, text books and journals.
  • A curated digital collection of key practice books and text books.
  • An easy to navigate library catalogue with 'select and request' functionality.
  • Directional and research assistance from an experienced team of librarians. Click here for associated costs.
  • Postal and DX deliveries to country and suburban solicitors.
  • Quiet study areas when attending the Library.
  • Public access terminals with complimentary access to the internet as well as to a number of online subscription services.
  • Free Wi-Fi.
  • Self-service printing and photocopying facilities. Click here for associated costs.
  • A selection of daily newspapers for reading when attending the Library.


Photocopying / printing 25c per page
Research $25.00 for up to 50 pages
and 50c per page thereafter
Library card application
and/or replacement
Fines $10.00 per item
Replacement costs for non-returned items may also be applied








Payment options are cash, cheque or EFTPOS. The EFTPOS minimum is $1.00.


The Law Society of New South Wales

Level 1

170 Phillip Street



Hours of Operation

9am - 4pm Monday to Friday.

The Library is not available on public holidays.