The Law Society of NSW strives to ensure that solicitors across the state are able to deliver services to the public that are of the highest professional and ethical standard.
Bullying, discrimination and sexual harassment
The Law Society is committed to eliminating inappropriate behaviour in the profession.
Disqualified lay associates
The Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW) imposes legislative restraints on employing certain persons. Find out more about the penalties for employing disqualified lay associates here.
The practice of law in NSW by unqualified entities is prohibited by s 10 of the Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW).
Learn more about the circumstances under which the Law Society of NSW may appoint an external intervener.
Professional Conduct Advisory Panel
The PCAP provides support to solicitors who are or may be subject to disciplinary proceedings including complaints, show cause events and trust accounting issues. The assistance is confidential and independent of the regulatory authorities.