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Queen sland Law Society Page 1 of 1 List of documents to be lodged with Queensland Law Society when making an application for the grant of a practising certificate: 1. Application form for grant of a practising certificate. 2. Prescribed fee. 3A. If the applicant was admitted as a legal practitioner in this jurisdiction and has not previously applied for a solicitor’s practising certificate in this jurisdiction – (i) a certified copy of their certificate of admission; and (ii) if the practitioner has practised previously as a solicitor i n another jurisdiction, a certificate of good standing (not more than 30 days old) from the appropriate authority ; and (iii) if the practitioner has practised previously as a barrister, a certificate of good standing (not more than 30 days old) from the ap propriate authority . 3B. If the applicant has previously applied for a practising certificate in this jurisdiction and has since practised in another jurisdiction – (i) a certificate of good standing (not more than 30 days old) from the appropriate autho rity in that jurisdiction . 3C. If the applicant was admitted as a legal practitioner in another jurisdiction and has not previously applied for a solicitor’s practising certificate in this jurisdiction – (i) a certified copy of their certificate of admission; and (ii) a copy of a certificate of fitness or certificate of good standing (not more than 30 days old) from the appropriate authority in the admitting jurisdiction* and any other jurisdiction that the applicant has engaged in legal practice in (*This is requir ed even if the applicant did not hold a practising certificate in the admitting jurisdiction); and (iii) if the applicant has engaged in legal practice, a statutory declaration stating previous employment history; and (iv) if the applicant has not engaged in legal pr actice, a statutory declaration to that effect . 3D. If the applicant was admitted as a legal practitioner in this jurisdiction pursuant to an application made under the Mutual Recognition (Queensland) Act 1992 or the Trans - Tasman Mutual Recognition (Queen sland) Act 2003 – (i) a certified copy of their certificate of admission; and (ii) a copy of a certificate of fitness or certificate of good standing (not more than 30 days old) from the appropriate authority; and (iii) if the applicant has engaged in legal practice, a s tatutory declaration stating previous employment history; and (iv) if the applicant has not engaged in legal practice, a statutory declaration to that effect. 3E. If the applicant is an interstate lawyer or interstate legal practitioner and the application is for the grant of a principal practising certificate – (i) a copy of documentation certifying that he or she has completed the equivalent of the Practice Management Course in an Australian jurisdiction ; and (ii) an application for waiver/deferment of the Practice M anagement Course . 3F. If the applicant is a New Zealand practitioner and the application is for the grant of a principal practising certificate – (i) a copy of documentation certifying that the New Zealand practitioner is registered to practice on his or her own account in New Zealand; and (ii) a copy of documentation certifying whether her or she is registered to operate a trust account in New Zealand. 3G. If the application is for the grant of a principal practising certificate – (i) a copy of his or h er current PMC Statement. Practising certificates are issued f rom the date of receipt of all documents and prescribed fees. This documentation is required in accordance with Part 2 of the Queensland Law Society Administration Rule 2005

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