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Law Societies

Links to the websites of Australian Law Societies in each state and territory are provided here for convenience. Their websites often have a range of useful information for the public, self-help guides, fact sheets and the like.  Look under the “For the Community” type tabs.

Find a lawyer search

Searching for a lawyer offering services in wills, probate, contesting a will, estate administration?  The law societies provide online search options such as find a lawyer referral services to assist the public find lawyers practicing in wills, estate administration, family provision and probate.

New South Wales

The NSW Law Society:


The Law Institute of Victoria:


The Queensland Law Society –


The Law Society of Tasmania:  Search for a lawyer in Tasmania here.

Western Australia

The Law Society of Western Australia –
Information for the Community and how to find a lawyer can be found here.

Northern Territory

The Law Society of Northern Territory –
Information on finding a legal practitioner can be found on the Legal Referral page here.

Australian Capital Territory

The Law Society of the ACT-
Public information including how to find a lawyer can be found here.

South Australia

The Law Society of South Australia –
Information for the community including their Legal Referral Service can be found here.


B Stead
BHS Legal

Updated 10 June 2021

Important notice: This article is intended for general interest and information only. It is not legal advice and nor should it be used as such. Always consult a legal practitioner for specialist advice specific to your needs and circumstances and rely on that.

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