Apply for membership

Becoming a member of the Australian Lawyers Alliance further unlocks your ability to advocate for justice.

We have several classes of membership, depending on your profession.

Membership category Fee Levy Total

Full Member (Voting rights)

A solicitor or barrister admitted, or entitled to to be admitted, to practise in Australia

$545 $50 $595*

Full Member - Special Area of Practice (Voting rights)

A solicitor or barrister admitted, or entitled to to be admitted, to practise in Australia, working full-time in an area of the Law for special consideration.

This currently includes legal professionals, where the majority of their work, or full-time role is in:

  • Criminal Law,
  • Other areas at the discretion of the ALA National Council
$330 - $330*

Associate Member (Non-voting rights)

Associated professional, academics, law clerk, paralegal, international member

$350 $30 $380*

Coming Soon - Junior Professional (Voting Rights)

A legal graduate, undergoing Practical Legal Training for admission as a solicitor, or
Any other legal professional who has been admitted to practice law within the previous three years.

$330 - $330

Coming soon - Business Partner (Non-voting rights)

A non-admitted professional, including, but not limited to, legal professional service providers.

$330 $50 $380

Student (Non-voting rights)

A full time student - annual enrolment details to be supplied

$30

- $30*

*MEMBERSHIP YEAR - PRO-RATA PROVISIONS:

  • The ALA membership year spans July 1 until June 30.
  • If you join the ALA between July 1 and December 31, your membership will expire on June 30 of the following year and your membership fee will be calculated pro rata up to the end of the current membership year.
  • If you join the ALA between January 1 and June 30, your membership will expire on June 30 of the following year and your membership fee will be calculated as the total of the pro rata fee for the current membership year plus the full fee of the following membership year.

Approval process

Once your membership application has been paid, your membership status is pending from that moment on until final approval is granted by the National Council. Once approved, you will receive a membership kit, certificate and information on our member services. If approval is declined, your membership fees will be refunded in full.

Code of conduct

Prospective and existing members of the Australian Lawyers Alliance agree to be bound by our Code of Conduct.

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FULL MEMBERSHIP FORM

Please print, complete, scan and submit via email to membership@lawyersalliance.com.au or fax (02) 9258 7777.

Please contact Bow Campbell, Membership Services Officer on (02) 9258 7700 or membership@lawyersalliance.com.au if you have any questions or would like to discuss membership.