Mission statement

The Society's Role in the Community

The Law Society exists to:

  • Represent, advance, and defend the interests of an independent legal profession in the ACT.
  • Protect the public interest in the ACT system of justice through the efficient regulation of the profession in accordance with the Legal Profession Act and the Society's Rules for Solicitors.

Principal Activities

  • Lobbying for "good law" and to reduce costs and improve conditions for members
  • Maintenance of professional standards and guardianship of the profession's public image and reputation
  • Business, professional and personal counselling, education and training
  • Information and communication
  • Social and networking
  • Commercial services
  • Community services