Admission as a Legal Practitioner - Australian Capital Territory

Description

You require admission if you intend to practice as a Legal Practitioner in the Australian Capital Territory.

Once you have satisfied the requirements and undertaken the necessary qualification to practice law you may apply for admission. This will title you as a qualified practitioner allowing you to perform legal functions such as practising as a barrister.

If you are registered in another jurisdiction you may apply under Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must:

  • Submit an application form;
  • Have attained approved academic qualifications;
  • Have satisfactorily completed approved practical legal training requirements;
  • Be fit and proper as considered by the Supreme Court or Admissions Board; and
  • Pay the relevant fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

12 months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $578.00

Filing fee.

Act(s) name

Legal Profession Act 2006 ACT

Lodgement process

Apply

Please lodge your application directly with the Agency.

Administering agency

Justice and Community Safety Directorate

ACT Law Courts & Tribunal Administration

Supreme Court

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquiries, The Supreme Court Registry

Supreme Court

ACT Law Courts & Tribunal Administration

Justice and Community Safety Directorate

Operating address: Magistrates Court Building
4 Knowles Place
Canberra City
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address: PO BOX 1548
Canberra City, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6207 1709
Email: scregistry@act.gov.au