The Law Society of England and Wales has teamed up with the Law Council of Australia to produce a guidance document for English and Welsh solicitors on how to practise law in Australia.

Australia is ranked by the World Bank as the 10th easiest country in the world to do business; a new business can be set up in Australia within two days. The OECD Services Trade Restrictiveness Index shows that Australia is one of the world’s least restrictive markets for the practice of foreign law.

The Law Society of England and Wales has teamed up with the Law Council of Australia to produce a guidance document for English and Welsh solicitors on how to practise law in Australia.

This was launched at a joint reception at the Sydney office of Hebert Smith Freehills on Thursday 5 November, alongside a similar guidance document for Australian lawyers interested in practising law in England and Wales.

Click on the links above to access the documents. 

If you want to learn more about our work in Australia please contact Sonam Khan