In order to be eligible for standard membership (voting membership), you must be:

  • A person who, from time to time, has a current entitlement to practise as a legal practitioner

In order to be eligible for Associate membership (non-voting membership), you must be:

  • A Trainee Solicitor enrolled in a Practical Legal Training Course; or
  • A Trainee Solicitor completing your Traineeship with the Queensland Law Society and a law firm on the Darling Downs or in South Western Queensland; or
  • A Clerk at the Registry of a Court of Law; or
  • A Law Student; or
  • A Tutor or Lecturer in any legal subject at an institution of tertiary education.

If eligible, please complete the below Membership Application form. Once received, an invoice will be forwarded to your nominated email address for immediate payment. 

Individual Membership Online Application Form

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Admitted for less than 5 years? The DSWQLA hosts Early Career Lawyers events each year. Keep up to date with our events via Facebook or subscribe to our bulletins.


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