Why join Surrey Law Society?

The Surrey Law Society welcomes members from across the county who wish to engage and network with other individuals and firms within the legal profession. The Society’s membership, which is made up of around 800 individuals, benefit from a range of opportunities to share experiences and best practice with peers, whilst further promoting Surrey as a legal centre of excellence. The Society hosts a number of training courses and social events, including our flagship SLS Legal Awards, which allow members to establish new relationships and grow their networks in the community. In addition, the Society has implemented a full online programme of content, to support our face to face meetings, and members have access to this programme as well as the full back catalogue of webinars and courses that have been hosted previously.

Our membership is formed of a number of different categories, and we support, work with and represent our members across the country, forming a vibrant and active membership community

Here are just some of the excellent benefits on offer to registered members of the Surrey Law Society such as:

  • Eligibility to enter the SLS Legal Awards and nominate yourself, your firm or colleague in one of the 10 Award categories.
  • Access to the Society’s Social Events Programme including the Past President’s Championship Cup at Daytona, Sandown, the Legal Brain of Surrey Quiz and all other social occasions.
  • 50% discount on the Society’s high quality Training & Development Programme with further discounts for multiple bookings.
  • Access to the Society’s online content including webinars, courses and forums, as well as the back catalogue of recordings
  • Unlimited opportunities to post vacancies on our Job Noticeboard which are listed on the Society website, and promoted to members via our social media channels and LinkedIn.
  • Free listing on our ‘Find a Solicitor’ Directory where members of the public can search for your entry by location, area of practice or name.
  • Essential news and advice via the SLS website and e-Bulletins including COVID-19 response, regulation, risk and compliance issues.
  • Receipt of the Surrey Lawyer, the Society’s Quarterly magazine, plus the opportunity to submit your own editorial including your firm’s news or topical feature articles, that can be used for your own publicity.
  • Representation and lobbying on issues of importance to the legal community
  • Engaging in consultations on issues such as Costs, Court Closures, HMLR and Legal Aid
  • Access to the Surrey Law Society social media pages and groups on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.

Download the Full Membership Information here. 

Use the form below to register your interest and we will quickly get back you, or you can download a copy of the Membership Form showing the fees for 2021-2022. Please note that our membership year runs from 1st April to 31st March and is annually renewable.

Membership Categories
  • Solicitor in Private Practice - includes fully qualified Assistant Solicitors:  £98.00
  • Barrister: £98.00
  • CILEX: £98.00
  • Licensed Conveyancer: £98.00
  • Solicitor not in Private Practice/Education/Lawcare: £60.00
  • Solicitor not Practising/Retired/Locum: £35.00
  • Paralegal Practitioner: £35.00
  • Trainee/ILEX/Pupil Barristers: £0.00
  • Practice Manager: £0.00
  • Law Student: £0.00

We also have Corporate Membership for firms with 20+ fee earners. The current fee is capped at £1,850 and you will need to provide us with the names and contact details for registered members. But the good news is that the Corporate Membership covers all your firm's staff... not just fee-earners but support staff and para-legals...and they are all entitled to attend events and CPD at membership rates.

For further information please email us at admin@surreylawsociety.org.uk or call our CEO Helen Opie on 0333 577 3830

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