A corporation will require this licence to carry on a conveyancing business where conveyancing work is undertaken for fee or reward. Conveyancing work is legal work carried out in connection with any transaction that creates, varies, transfers or extinguishes a legal or equitable interest in any real or personal property - for example, sale or lease of land, sale of a business, grant of a mortgage. A full definition of conveyancing work is contained in section 4 of the Act.
Note, this licence does not apply to the conduct of a conveyancing business by an incorporated legal practice or solicitor corporation (if the conveyancing business is carried on, on its behalf by an Australian legal practitioner).
This document provides further information about applying for the Conveyancer's Licence - Corporation. To apply, complete the Application for a Licence - Corporation form.
Other forms and related documents are available on the Fair Trading website.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.