Queensland Law Society

Trust Accounting Referral Course

The purpose of the course is to provide legal practitioners, whose actions are capable of constituting unsatisfactory professional conduct or whose fitness to practice has been called into question, with additional awareness of their trust accounting obligations.

Solicitors may be referred or recommended to complete the course by QCAT, the Legal Practice Committee, the Legal Services Commission (LSC), Council or the Executive Committee of the Council of Queensland Law Society.  The one-day course is carried out by the Society’s trust account experts, who deliver specialised training in trust accounting, and the competency expected of solicitors when handling trust money.  

How to apply?

In most instances, participants are referred and the Society will initiate contact in relation to the referral.  

In order to apply for the course the following items must be submitted by the relevant application closing date:

  • A completed enrolment form
  • A signed agreement letter (sent at the time the Society makes initial contact)
  • The application fee of $1,500.00 (inclusive of GST).

For further information about the course or to register please contact the Society’s Professional Leadership team on 07 3842 5908 or by email to tarc@qls.com.au

Workshop dates for 2019

Closing date for applications Workshop date Workbook assessment due Examination
Wednesday 20 February 2019 Wednesday 6 March 2019 Wednesday 20 March 2019 Wednesday 27 March 2019

Thursday 9 May 2019

Thursday 23 May 2019

Thursday 6 June 2019

Thursday 13 June 2019

Thursday 4 July 2019 Thursday 18 July 2019 Thursday 1 August 2019 Thursday 8 August 2019
Thursday 26 September 2019 Thursday 10 October 2019 Thursday 24 October 2019 Thursday 31 October 2019