On behalf of Newcastle Law Society (NLS) we thank you for being or considering becoming a member of the Society. We are dedicated to ensuring that you get the very best value out of your membership. By becoming a member of NLS you are joining a community of forward-thinking Solicitors and firms who are committed to aiming for a bigger and better legal sector in the North East.

Member Benefits

  • Invitations to social events including the President’s Summer Charity Reception and the prestigious Annual Law Dinner and Awards Night.
  • Invitations to educational events including the Annual Lecture, by leading figures form the legal sector and other prominent people.
  • Stay ahead of all the latest developments that influence and affect the legal profession by attending seminars and webinars that inform, enlighten and enhance your areas of practice.
  • Read our monthly e-Newsletter giving you all the latest information from NLS, The Law Society and professional bodies. Be informed about forthcoming events, seminars, consultation papers, forums and new sponsors.
  • Enjoy our bi-monthly digital magazines – The Newcastle News. This provides news from the Society at regional and national level and gives law firms the opportunity to share their news stories with the wider membership in the North East legal community.
  • Improved communication between members and the Society through LinkedIn.
  • Become influential in the region by joining regional forums, task user groups and providing evidence on consultation papers.
  • Become a member of our Standing Committee, help shape the legal community in the North East and add value to the Society.
  • If you are a Managing Partner or Head of Office, collaborate with us to share knowledge and good practice and receive invitations to our quarterly Managing Partners & Heads of Office forums.
  • All members can join networking events with other managing partners, partners, associates, trainees and paralegals. Take advantage of being enlightened and informed by external speakers and sponsor companies who could add value to your legal services.
  • Gain information on and access to our preferred providers of products and services that support and enhance legal practice.
  • Improve your access to new clients by listing your practice on our 'Find a Solicitor' page on the website.
  • Benefit from discounts with local providers of products, services and entertainment negotiated especially for the NLS members through the Members’ Benefit Club.
  • Meet the President of NLS at area lunch meetings that are held across the North East throughout the year. These give members the opportunity to have informal discussions, share knowledge and good practice.
  • Advertise your job vacancies on our website alongside or instead of using recruitment agencies.

By being an active member of the Society, you will help to shape the legal environment locally and nationally, to grow one of the most important sectors of our local economy and to promote justice. To attract and retain the talent we need to ensure the North East continues to a vibrant legal community. We want to ensure that Newcastle Law Society continues to serve its members in the best possible way to become a leading County Society, in the ever-changing landscape of Law.

Full Membership
Full Membership

Information and application forms for Full Membership of the Society

Corporate and Local Authority Rates
Corporate and Local Authority Rates

Information and application details for our Corporate and Local Authority group membership rates

Associate Membership
Associate Membership

Information and application forms for Associate Membership of the Society