Queensland Law Society

Trust account reporting reminder: Law practice declaration (Part A)

Obligations of principals

If your law practice did not hold or receive trust money during the period 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 you must lodge a Law Practice Declaration on QLS Form 4 - Part A on or before 30 April 2019.

If your law practice held or received trust money (operated a trust account) during the period 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019, you are required to have the law practice’s trust records externally examined and provide the external examiner’s report to the Society on or before 30 May 2019.

The forms have recently been updated and are available to download from the QLS website. Please be mindful that there is a 15MB limit for emails sent to the Society.

For more information about external examinations please telephone Trust Account Investigations on 07 3842 5908 or email: managertai@qls.com.au.