Admission to the Legal Profession - Australian Capital Territory

Description

You will need to be admitted to the legal profession by the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) if you intend to practice law in the ACT.

Admission to the legal profession is a prerequisite for obtaining a practising certificate. You will not be able to practice law after admission until you have been granted a practising certificate.

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 for admission you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • be a fit and proper person
  • have attained approved academic qualifications
  • have satisfactorily completed approved practical legal training requirements.

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

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $648.00

Act(s) name

Legal Profession Act 2006 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Legal Profession Regulation 2007 Australian Capital Territory

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
Email: admissions@courts.act.gov.au
Website: Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory (Opens in new window)