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.
Become a member 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).
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 hold regular activities, usually specialist conferences/seminars and webinars 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 committee at no charge. For those wishing to join more than one committee, a sliding scale of fees* applies:
1st Choice (Included) + 2nd Choice (AUD25) + 3rd Choice (AUD15) + 4th Choice (AUD10) + 5th Choice (AUD10)
*Exclusive of 10% GST
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: Azerbaijan, Bhutan, 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.