How to become a Solicitor or Barrister in Queensland

Steps to becoming a solicitor, you need to –

  1. Complete an approved law degree
  2. Complete approved practice legal training course or supervised traineeship
  3. Apply for admission to the Roll of Lawyers via the Legal Practitioners Admissions Board
  4. Apply for a practising certificate through the Queensland Law Society

Steps to becoming a barrister, you need to –

  1. Complete an approved law degree
  2. Complete an approved practical legal training course or supervised traineeship
  3. Apply for admission to the Roll of Lawyers via the Legal Practitioners Admissions Board
  4. Apply for a practising certificate through the Queensland Law Society
  5. Complete the Bar Exams
  6. Complete the Bar Practice Course