Admission to the Legal Profession - Western Australia


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

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.

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.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $464.00

Fees for 2023-24

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Admission Application Notes (Opens in new window)

Regulation(s) name

Supreme Court (Fees) Regulations 2002 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Justice

Contact details

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

Supporting information