Membership

Membership Levels

Ordinary Membership Legal Practitioner

A duly qualified legal practitioner is defined by the rules of the Society to mean a person who has satisfactorily completed a degree or similar qualification in law, in Australia or elsewhere, and who is either:
a) admitted to practice as a barrister and/or solicitor or legal practitioner in one or more States or Territories of Australia: or
b) a person who would not be denied admission to practice as such in any State or Territory of  Australia if he or she applied for admission and paid any relevant fee.
c) a person who is retired from legal practice in good standing and remains so.

Ordinary Membership - Medical Practitioner

A duly qualified medical practitioner is defined by the rules of the Society to mean a person who has satisfactorily completed a degree or similar qualification in medicine, in Australia or elsewhere, and who is either:
a) admitted to practice as a medical practitioner in one or more States or Territories of Australia:
b) a person who would not be denied admission to practice as such in any State or Territory of Australia if he or she applied for admission and paid any relevant
c) a person who is retired from medical practice in good standing and remains so


Ordinary Membership Doctor in Training

A Doctor in training, is a person with general medical registration (either provisional or full) and with no specialist qualifications but who is working towards specialist qualifications.


Associate Membership

People who are not medical or legal practitioners, but have an interest in medico-legal matters, may become associate members.

Student Membership

A student is defined by the rules of the Society to mean a person who is a bona fide student duly enrolled in a course of study whose principal or only purpose is to qualify to practice medicine or law.


Please note memberships run until 30 June each year, if you renew while your membership is already active your expiry date will be extended until the following June.

If you have an active account and you’re logged in you will see the level highlighted below. 

JOINING FOR THE FIRST TIME?
If you are joining for the first time choose a membership level below, choose a payment option and complete the form.

RENEWING YOUR MEMBERSHIP?
If you’re already a member and wish to renew your membership, login with your Membership Login details here, select your membership level and click ‘JOIN / RENEW AS …’. If you’re logged in and your membership is paid up-to-date your current level will be highlighted in green below. To see your current expiry date login and visit your account page.

EXTENDING YOUR MEMBERSHIP BEYOND THE CURRENT MEMBERSHIP PERIOD
If you renew your account when your account is paid up-to-date you will renew to the following June, you can extend your membership for as long as you like. To see your current expiry date login in and visit your account page.

DON’T KNOW YOUR LOGIN DETAILS?
If you haven’t received any details or you don’t know your login details please type your email address into the Lost Password area and you’ll be emailed a reset link. Any problems contact the office.

JUST WANT TO RENEW / REGISTER MANUALLY?

Download the Membership Form here

Alternatively, download the Membership Application Form (PDF) and forward it to our office with payment:

Kathryn McKenzie, Executive Secretary
Medico-Legal Society of NSW Inc.
GPO Box 1741, Sydney 2001
T: 0488 220 386 E: executive@medicolegal.org.au

Please note: Only Ordinary Members have voting rights. All members must be of good standing and character.

Check your account page to see your current expiry date and update any information (you’ll need to be logged in).