Online Membership Application

With more than 4,000 members, the Law Society of Western Australia is the peak association for the legal profession in WA. With a range of membership categories available, Law Society membership provides access to invaluable support and resources throughout your career. Click here to find out more about the benefits of your membership.

Join any time

The Law Society membership year runs from 1 July to 30 June but new memberships are welcome throughout the year, with pro-rata rates available*.

Persons entitled to become members of the Law Society of Western Australia become members on application to the Council and on payment of all subscriptions then due and payable.

Find your membership category

Please answer the question(s) below to find your appropriate membership category and join online.


* New members are practitioners who have not previously been members of the Law Society of Western Australia or who were not members in the 2020/21 financial year**. Pro-rata does not apply to CPD Freedom, Legal Trainee / Articled Clerk (not currently employed) or Student membership.

Payment Options

If paying by cheque please send the required documentation to:

Post: Law Society of Western Australia, PO Box Z5345, Perth WA 6831
Fax: (08) 9324 869

On Leave Membership

The Law Society offers a category of membership for members who are taking unpaid leave, for example maternity, parental, carers, study, stress/sick leave, been made redundant or have been stood down. We recognise the challenges that may arise when you are out of the profession for an extended period of time without remuneration.

If you are taking this type of leave for a period of between 6 and 12 months, your membership fee can now be suspended. During this time, you can continue to enjoy the Society’s member benefits and privileges. You will also be entitled to a 50% discount on Law Society CPD seminars during this period until you have earned your required number of CPD points. For more information, please see our policy regarding On Leave Membership, or to apply complete the Application Form.

For membership queries, contact Member Services on (08) 9324 8692 or email

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