Admission to the Legal Profession - Tasmania


You will need to be admitted to the legal profession by the Supreme Court of Tasmania if you intend to practice law in Tasmania.

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 consult the Contact Officer for 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 for admission you must:

  • be at least 18 years or over
  • be a fit and proper person
  • have attained an approved academic qualification
  • have satisfactorily completed an approved course of supervised legal practice.

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


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Act(s) name

Legal Profession Act 2007 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Legal Profession (Board of Legal Education) Rules 2010 Tasmania

Legal Profession Regulations 2008 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Justice

Supreme Court of Tasmania

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:

Enquiries, Hobart Supreme Court

Supreme Court of Tasmania

Department of Justice

Operating address: Salamanca Place
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 167
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 1300 664 608
Fax: 03 6223 7816

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