Strategic Plan

 

 Strategic Plan Duties/Objectives 2018-2020 –  see here

 

The Law Society of Tasmania is a peak industry and statutory body that regulates legal practice in the State of Tasmania, represents and upholds the independence of the Tasmanian legal profession, and advocates for a fair and just legal system for all Tasmanians.


Mission Statement

The Law Society of Tasmania:

  • Carries out with diligence, efficacy, and fairness its functions prescribed by the Legal Profession Act 2007.
  • Promotes and fosters excellence and integrity within the legal profession.
  • Consults with and robustly represents the legal profession on matters affecting the profession and the practice of law.
  • Provides valuable services to support the welfare of legal practitioners and maintain high standards of practice in Tasmania.
  • Advocates without fear or favour for a just legal system.
  • Contributes meaningfully to ongoing law reform and the making of good law.

 

Key Values

The Society both as an employer and an industry leader embraces and promotes the following core values:

  • Integrity
  • Accessibility
  • Accountability
  • Competence
  • Collegiality


Primary Objectives / Duties

  1. Undertake the Law Society’s statutory functions as the prescribed authority and regulator of the legal profession.
  2. Administer the Law Society.
  3. Represent the legal profession on matters affecting the profession and legal practice and safeguard the independence of the legal profession.
  4. Support the interests and welfare of members of the profession.
  5. Safeguard the rule of law and access to justice.
  6. Contribute to law reform and the evolution of the justice system.