The essential membership
of the legal profession

With more than 4,000 members, the Law Society of Western Australia is the peak association for the legal profession in Western Australia. With a range of membership categories available, Law Society membership provides access to invaluable support and resources throughout your career. View our membership brochure for more information.

The Law Society is dedicated to maximising the value of your membership by providing you with a host of benefits:


  • A variety of publications including monthly legal journal Brief, Friday Facts, CPD News and other regular communications
  • Leading Continuing Professional Development with access to over 200 well-regarded speakers
  • Accreditation programmes through Quality Practice Standard (QPS), and Accredited Family Law Practitioner
  • Member resources such as Cost Kits, Ethical and Practice Guidelines


  • National and international representation through the Law Society’s constituent membership of the Law Council of Australia
  • Professional events and business development opportunities
  • Media engagement on your behalf to lobby and advocate
  • 30+ specialist committees for members to influence the agenda


  • Opportunity to be a part of a network of over 4,000 colleagues
  • Mentoring Programmes for career development and networking
  • Connect your practice to the community through Find a Lawyer referral service
  • Participate in member events and discussions
  • Connect with the Law Society and colleagues on social media


  • Access to the Professional Standards Scheme to limit occupational liability
  • Supporting diversity and equality in the profession
  • Free counselling sessions per annum and online health and wellbeing resources through LawCare WA
  • Addressing protocols for flexible workplace arrangements
  • Supporting legal education programmes through the Francis Burt Law Education Programme