About us

Queensland Law Society (QLS) is the peak representative body for the legal profession in Queensland, providing leadership, guidance and support for more than 13,000 members, across all categories. QLS holds specific statutory responsibilities under the Legal Profession Act 2007. QLS empowers good lawyers, advocates for good law and serves the public good by providing a clear and passionate voice for solicitors and the legal profession in Queensland. We engage with government, the public and the legal community on issues of importance to the profession.

Our Strategic Plan 2021-25 sets out our vision and purpose and the strategies that underpin and advance what we do.

Our vision

Leading Solicitors in Queensland

Our values

Our values frame our service delivery, leadership of the legal profession and internal and external relationships.

Respect: We value people and acknowledge their contributions.

Integrity: We are honest and fair in our actions.

Service: We work together to anticipate needs, exceed expectations and honour commitments.

Our purpose

Good law - Good lawyers - Public good

To be the authoritative voice of solicitors in Queensland

To help our members succeed

To connect the profession with Queensland Law Society and with each other

To respect, protect and promote human rights in our decision-making and actions

Our objectives

Advocate for the role of solicitors and for balanced laws and the rule of law for the benefit of the profession and the community.

Regulate solicitors in Queensland to protect the community and to foster, promote and protect the good reputation of the profession.

Partner with solicitors in Queensland to guide advise, promote and support their role as trusted advisors.

Develop and deliver leading education experiences to advance the expertise and accreditation of solicitors and their businesses.

Connect the profession with each other, stakeholders and the community to foster relationships, collegiality and cooperation.

Grow the member centric capability of QLS and embed a positive work place culture, technological resilience and financial sustainability.