Admission as a Lawyer - Australian Capital Territory


You require admission if you intend to practice as a Lawyer 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 legal practitioner.

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

Service type


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
  • pay the relevant fees.

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


12 months.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $632.00

Act(s) name

Legal Profession Act 2006 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Legal Profession Regulation 2007 Australian Capital Territory

Lodgement process


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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

The Secretary of the Legal Practitioners Admission Board

Supreme Court

ACT Law Courts & Tribunal Administration

Justice and Community Safety Directorate

Mailing address: PO BOX 1548
Canberra City, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6207 1219
Website: Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory (Opens in new window)