Legal Notices


Association Structure

The Law Society of South Australia (Society) is a body corporate established and administered pursuant to Division 1 of Part 2 of the Legal Practitioners Act 1981.

“The Law Society of South Australia” (ABN 16 305 983 353) is a registered business name of the Law Society of South Australia Pty Ltd.

"Law Claims” (ABN 22 570 040 022) is registered business names of the Law Society of South Australia Pty Ltd.

Privacy Policy

The Law Society of South Australia deals with information privacy in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act) and the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) set out in the Privacy Act. We also deal with Personal Information in accordance with the Spam Act 2003 (Cth) which imposes restrictions on sending emails and other types of commercial electronic messages.

The Society’s Privacy Policy sets out the Society’s policies in relation to the management of Personal Information.  This policy can be found here

Professional Indemnity Insurance Scheme

The Law Society operates the Legal Practitioners Professional Indemnity Insurance Scheme pursuant to s 52 of the Legal Practitioners Act 1981. 

The Law Society of South Australia is not licensed under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in relation to the operation of the SA Professional Indemnity Insurance Scheme, and the Scheme is not regulated under the Insurance Act 1973 (Cth).

Legal Practitioners' Fidelity Fund

The Legal Practitioners' Fidelity Fund is maintained by the Society pursuant to section 57(1) of the Legal Practitioners Act 1981.

Pursuant to ASIC class order relief, the Law Society of South Australia is not licensed under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in relation to the operation of the Fidelity Fund.

The Society is not regulated under the Insurance Act 1973 (Cth) for the purpose of its functions in relation to the Fidelity Fund.

Mandatory Continuing Professional Development (MCPD) Units

Any MCPD activities and/or units advertised and/or recorded by the Society as part of its products and services, are provided as a guide only and attendees are reminded that the SA MCPD Scheme is based on self-assessment by the practitioner undertaking it and and accordingly consumers of any CPD products and/or services must satisfy themselves about the nature and quantity of MCPD Units they can claim for an activity. Please refer to the MCPD Guidelines for details at www.lawsocietysa.asn.au/mcpd