Certificate of Admission (Legal Practitioner) - Queensland

Description

Under what circumstances is it required?

This certificate is required to prove your admission as a lawyer of the Supreme Court of Queensland.

The only responsibility of the Registrar of the Supreme Court in regard to this certificate is the safe custody of the Rolls of Legal Practitioners admitted, and the signing of Certificates of admission.

The Legal Practitioners

Admissions

Board ensures persons applying to be admitted have strictly complied with all the rules and guidelines relating to such admissions.

Legal Practitioners wishing to practice in Queensland as a solicitor will require a Practising Certificate from the Queensland Law Society. Contact details are provided at the end of this summary sheet.

Legal Practitioners wishing to practice in Queensland as a barrister will require a Practising Certificate from the Bar Association of Queensland. Contact details are provided at the end of this summary sheet.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility Requirements


What are the prerequisites to obtaining this authority?

The applicant must:

EITHER

have complied with all the rules relating to the admission of a lawyer

have at least the minimum required academic qualifications

have the required practical training pursuant to rules

contacted the Legal Practitioner Admissions Board

OR

have complied with the guidelines pursuant to Section 39(1) of the

Mutual Recognition (Queensland) Act 1992

or of Section 39(2) of the

Trans Tasman Mutual Recognition (Queensland) Act 2003.

Duration

This certificate remains in effect indefinitely

Fees

You can obtain information on fees from the agency.

Transfer

This certificate cannot be transferred

Administering agency

Department of Justice and Attorney-General

Registry of Supreme Court

Contact details

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

Operating address: Queensland Law Society, 179 Ann Street
Brisbane
Queensland 4000
Phone: 07 3233 5888