LAWASIA membership unlocks access to a number of exclusive benefits.

All members receive:
  • Complimentary access to many live LAWASIA webinars and recorded sessions; 
  • The opportunity to present papers at LAWASIA seminars and conferences and contribute to LAWASIA publications;  
  • Access to the LAWASIA website, featuring an in-depth knowledge database with a range of learning resources, presentation materials, scholarly articles and toolkits to enhance your professional practice;  
  • The opportunity to actively participate in LAWASIA Committees by providing a voice for the interests of the legal community in Asia and the Pacific; and  
  • The opportunity to form long-standing international relationships.


Practising in the South Pacific?

LAWASIA is honoured to partner with the South Pacific Lawyers' Association to offer discounted membership to legal practitioners who belong to a member organisation of SPLA! Click here for details.

Join or Renew your Membership Online.

Simply select the membership category that applies to you, choose between a 1 year* or 3 year membership and click on the relevant fee below to complete a simple online registration form.  

*LAWASIA membership operates on an annual schedule running from 1 July to 30 June.

Jurisdictional categories A, B and C are defined at the end of this page.

All prices listed are in Australian Dollars (AUD).

1 Year
3 Years

Individual Membership


Category A



Category B



Category C



Category C (Australian Resident)



Young Lawyer* Membership



Category A



Category B



Category C



Category C (Australian Resident) $169.40 $464.20
Student Membership** $20 n/a
Student Membership (Australian Resident)** $22 n/a

Associate Membership



Associate Membership (Australian Resident) $145.20 $396

Life Membership



Life Membership (Australian Resident)



Australian residents please note: 10% GST is included in the base membership fees listed above.

*Young Lawyer = Legal practitioners (including barristers) in their first five years of practice or ≤35 years of age or recent law graduates.

**Student = law students studying at an undergraduate or postgraduate level.

Definitions of all membership types are provided at Why Join LAWASIA? 

LAWASIA Committees.

LAWASIA Committees hold regular activities, usually specialist conferences/seminars in their own area of interest. They contribute to the LAWASIA annual conference programs, as well as LAWASIA publications. All members are entitled to join one (1) Legal Practice Committee and one (1) Public & Professional Interest Committee at no extra charge. A fee of AUD20 per additional committee applies. 

Existing members are welcome to purchase additional committee membership via the LAWASIA HQ shop.

*Exclusive of 10% GST

Jurisdictional Categories:

LAWASIA recognises the differing economic conditions in the jurisdictions/territories of our region and offers three categories of membership that have been set according to an individual member’s jurisdiction/territory of residence.

Category A: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Cambodia, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Nepal, Peru, Solomon Islands

Category B: AzerbaijanBhutan, Brazil, China, Cook Islands, Fiji, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Kuwait, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Maldives, Mongolia, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Russian Federation, Samoa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Turkey, Vietnam

Category C: Austria, Australia, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Cyprus, France, Germany, Guam, Hong Kong SAR, Israel, Italy, Japan, Macau SAR, Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Mariana Islands, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States of America

Download a membership application form.

If you prefer not to register online or wish to pay by bank transfer, please send a completed membership application form to the LAWASIA Secretariat via email.

2023-2024 Membership Application Form (Updated 15 August 2023)