Becoming a Lawyer in Queensland

The Supreme Court is responsible for the admission of lawyers in Queensland. It is assisted by the Legal Practitioners Admissions Board, which provides suggestions regarding the eligibility & viability of candidates through a certificate of compliance.

To be qualified for admission, all candidates need to have finished authorized law qualifications, embarked on authorized useful legal training via a practical legal training course or Supervised Traineeship at a firm, and be able to please the Admissions Board and the Court of their fitness to practice. More details about the necessary study and training to become an attorney in Queensland is readily available in the Law in Qld area of this internet site. If you have finished your academic qualifications and/or practical legal certifications overseas, you will have to obtain these certifications to be assessed by the Board in order to acquire an authorized academic qualification and/or approved functional legal training in Queensland. More info about how you can have your abroad certifications examined etc is available in the Law in Qld section of this site.

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