The Law Society provides information to help practising solicitors to understand and comply with the legal professional obligations contained in the Legal Profession Act 2007, the Legal Profession Regulation 2017 and the Society’s rules (including Queensland Law Society Administration Rule 2005 and Queensland Law Society Indemnity Rule 2005).
The objectives of the Regulation function of the Society include:
- Promoting and maintaining the highest professional standards and values within the legal profession
- Licensing solicitors to practise law in Queensland
- Regulating the legal profession
- Providing practical guidance on regulatory matters
The Legal Practitioners' Fidelity Guarantee Fund (LPFGF) is administered by QLS to reimburse people who have suffered loss arising from an act or omission of an associate of a law practice that involves dishonesty resulting in a default of a law practice or fraudulent dealing with trust property received by a law practice.More information