Our Mentoring program continues to thrive. As a mentee, you will have the opportunity to increase your network, gain insight from a more experienced practitioner, and build confidence in your areas of practice. As a mentor, give back to the profession and develop leadership skills by nurturing those newer to the profession.
The legal profession is continually transforming, driven by technological advancements that alter how legal services are managed and delivered. To support our members in staying at the forefront of this change, we have launched an Innovation Hub. Keep up-to-date with the latest information through our dedicated initiatives and events held throughout the year.
Our LawInform portal hosts one of the largest CPD programs in Australia. You can track your CPD progress and receive up to 30 per cent off selected courses. In addition to our expertly delivered face-to-face seminars and workshops, we offer a large range of live online and on-demand CPD across multiple knowledge and practice areas.
Access a diverse community of graduates, young lawyers and early-career practitioners for support (and a whole lot of fun) during the early stages of your career.
We are here to assist you with a range of professional support and business development services to help maximise efficiency and productivity in your practice.
Our brand new Practice Support Hub, is home to a wide variety of useful tools and content to support you in the management of your practice. Phase one is live now, with a huge range of content in the works over the coming months.
Let your clients, peers and staff know you uphold the principles of professional excellence that the Law Society represents by displaying the Law Society member logo on your website, premises, stationery and marketing materials.
Limit your occupational liability with exclusive member-only eligibility to participate in the Professional Standards Scheme.
Become recognised as an expert in your area of practice with member-only opportunities to apply for the Specialist Accreditation program.
Our members are the lynch pin of access to justice, and we actively promote your services via Lawfully Explained, educating the public about the law, the legal profession and connecting them to you via our member-only Find a Lawyer tool.
Our Legal Information Officer is here to assist with guidance across a range of areas. We can help you buy or sell a legal practice and our locum service provides quick solutions to immediate resourcing needs.
Access more than 18,000 law reports, precedents, textbooks, practice books and digital resources. A dedicated team of librarians is on hand to help you find the answers to simple enquiries or relevant materials for a particular matter.
Exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities to help attract the brightest young talent to your firm.
Utilise our CBD spaces, including a well-equipped training room, multiple function rooms, visiting solicitor rooms, and purpose-designed mediation and arbitration facilities.
Our solicitor referral service connects your practice to members of the public in need of legal advice.
We unite the profession, helping members stay in touch with legal developments and other solicitors through an unrivalled range of resources, publications, events, networking and regional law societies.
Experience new and targeted content via LSJ Media, with award-winning content online, weekly updates on the topics that interest you most, conversational podcasts with those making and shaping the law, specialised professional and legal updates e-newsletters, and the new quarterly print Law Society Journal delivered straight to your office.
Our experienced ethics and costs teams are here to provide free advice to solicitors facing ethical issues or enquiries relating to costs.
Our Regulatory Compliance Support team offers expert and confidential assistance to prevent compliance issues from escalating into complaints or disciplinary action.
Stay up-to-date with regular email updates on legal current affairs, legislative changes, upcoming training and events, and exclusive member services.
- Monday Briefs
Your weekly professional e-newsletter with breaking news, legal updates, court notices, practice notes, events and more.
- Law Society Journal (Print)
Our quarterly flagship magazine, the journal is delivered to your desk four times a year and covers legal news, trends, features, essays and more.
- LSJ Legal Updates
Essential reading for every lawyer, this monthly e-newsletter covers recent cases, law reform, and case notes from a range of courts.
- LSJ News
Your weekly round-up of news within the legal industry.
- Ethics and Standards Quarterly
An essential publication for all solicitors covering professional standards, ethic, disciplinary cases, emerging trends and more.
- Debrief (early career lawyers)
Content aimed at lawyers within their first five years of practice.
- Events and Conferences
Hear about all upcoming events and conferences hosted by the Law Society of NSW
- LawInform CPD
Our weekly update on new CPS courses and seminars – live, online and on-demand.
- In the House (in-house corporate update)
The latest news and updates for in-house corporate lawyers, delivered every two months.
- Public Record (government solicitor update)
The latest news and updates for government lawyers, delivered every two months.
- Regional Law Societies
Hear about news, CPD and events from your Regional Law Society
- Member Benefits for private practitioners
Take advantage of a range of exclusive discounts for members and their practices
- Member Benefits Newsletter
A regular update on exclusive partner offers for members of the Law Society
- Member Benefits: Direct Partner Marketing
Receive direct and exclusive offers from our Member Benefits partners
- Law Society Council Candidate Information
Receive information about those standing for election in the annual Law Society Council elections
Meet your peers and the profession’s leading minds at a wide range of face-to-face, online, and on-demand events; covering everything from inspiring thought leadership forums to gala dinners. This year, we're hosting even more events to celebrate the diversity of our profession and bring our members together, from multicultural diversity to disability, Pride networks, practice forums, and events catering to our government, in-house corporate and regional solicitors.
Our Registry and Licensing teams are available to answer any questions about your entitlement to practise, your practising certificate and its conditions, professional indemnity insurance, contact details of law practices and solicitors, mandatory CPD requirements, certificates of fitness and your statutory obligations.
A unique log-in providing single sign-on access to our online services, PC and membership renewals.
Giving is what our profession does inherently. Our primary role is to promote and protect the rule of law and provide access to justice for those who need it.
Our members have the valuable opportunity to join one of our many policy and practice committees and contribute to shaping legislative reform and engagement services for specific segments of our profession.
Volunteer your services with the IELA Scheme that refers eligible Indigenous enterprises to solicitors willing to provide free legal advice for non-complex issues.
Our Pro Bono Scheme connects firms willing to provide pro bono assistance to disadvantaged members of the community in need of legal services.