Queensland Law Society

Membership fees

Correspondence from QLS will be sent to members at their place of practice, or their residential address if they are not practising.

Fees for 1 October 2014–30 June 2015

Principal Non-Principal
Practising certificate fee $630.75 $315.75
Fidelity Fund contribution $292.50 $292.50
Membership subscription $348.75 + GST = $383.63 $348.75 + GST = $383.63
*Limitation of Liability Scheme $118.00 + GST = $129.80 $118.00 + GST = $129.80
Professional Indemnity Insurance Contact Records and Member Services on 1300 367 757
Associate membership $195.00 + GST = $214.50

* This fee is only applicable to solicitors in law practices – please check with your law practice if this fee is payable.

Section 24 of the Legal Profession Act 2007, in general, requires all practitioners other than those fully employed as a government legal officer to hold current practising certificates.

Application forms

Download and complete the related application form listed below. Once this has been completed, submit to: 

Member services and products
Queensland Law Society
GPO Box 1785
Brisbane Qld 4001

You will be sent a confirmation email within 7-10 working days welcoming you as a member.

Practising certificates are dated as at the date of receipt of all completed documents and relevant fees. Applications cannot be accepted if forms are executed prior to the date of admission.