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 2021

Closing Date for Enrolment

Date of Workshop

Date Workbook due

Date of Exam

Wednesday 20 January 2021

Wednesday 10 February 2021

24 February 2021

3 March 2021

Wednesday 31 March 2021

Wednesday 21 April 2021

5 May 2021

12 May 2021

Thursday 1 July 2021

Thursday 22 July 2021

5 August 2021

12 August 2021

Wednesday 15 September 2021

Wednesday 6 October 2021

20 October 2021

27 October 2021