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 prescribed under the Rules for 2020 / 2021

FEES FOR 1 JULY 2020 TO 30 JUNE 2021

Principal Non-Principal
Practising certificate fee $1,006.00 $503.00
Fidelity Fund contribution $30.00 $30.00
Full membership fee $505.00 + GST = $555.50

$505.00 + GST = $555.50

*Limitation of Liability Scheme $130.00 + GST = $143.00 $130.00 + GST = $143.00
Professional Indemnity Insurance Contact Records and Member Services on 1300 367 757
Associate membership fee $291.00 + GST = $320.10
Student membership fee $10

* This fee is only applicable to solicitors in law practices – please check with your law practice if this fee is payable. For further information visit qls.com.au.

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:

Records and Member Services
Queensland Law Society
GPO Box 1785
Brisbane Qld 4001

Please note: Allow 7-10 working days for applications to be processed.

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.