Law Society Library

The Law Society Library offers a practical collection of publications which aims to meet the information needs of solicitors practising in NSW.

Services & Facilities

Solicitors with current NSW practising certificates may avail themselves of the following Library services and facilities:

  • An 18,000-volume library collection comprising of law reports, practice books, text books and journals.
  • A curated digital collection of key practice books and text books.
  • An easy to navigate library catalogue with 'select and request' functionality.
  • Directional and research assistance from an experienced team of librarians. Click here for associated costs.
  • Postal and DX deliveries to country and suburban solicitors.
  • Quiet study areas when attending the Library.
  • Public access terminals with complimentary access to the internet as well as to a number of online subscription services.
  • Free Wi-Fi.
  • Self-service printing and photocopying facilities. Click here for associated costs.
  • A selection of daily newspapers for reading when attending the Library.


Photocopying / printing 25c per page
Research $25.00 for up to 50 pages
and 50c per page thereafter
Library card application
and/or replacement
Fines $10.00 per item
Replacement costs for non-returned items may also be applied









Payment options are cash, cheque or EFTPOS. The EFTPOS minimum is $1.00.


The Law Society of New South Wales

Level 1

170 Phillip Street



Hours of Operation

9am - 4pm Monday to Friday.

The Library is not available on public holidays.