Practising Certificate - Tasmania


If you intend to become a legal practitioner you will need to hold a Practising Certificate. Legal practitioners are solicitors or barristers. In addition to this certificate, you will need to be admitted to the legal profession.

If you are a company and intend to acquire a practising certificate you will need to make an application for a Corporate Practising Certificate.

Please note: the requirements for interstate, New Zealand and Overseas persons will differ to those of local applicants.

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 this certificate you must:

  • 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.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees are listed on the attached document.

Act(s) name

Legal Profession Act 2007 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Legal Profession Regulations 2008 Tasmania

Administering agency

The Law Society 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:

The Law Society of Tasmania

Operating address: 28 Murray Street
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1133
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Phone: 03 6234 4133
Fax: 03 6223 8240
Website: The Law Society of Tasmania. (Opens in new window)