Make a complaint
The Society regulates conduct rules between lawyers and deals with complaints against lawyers.
The Legal Profession Act 2006 provides for the Society to be the first tier of a three tiered system of regulation of the legal profession, comprising the Law Society, the Legal Practitioners' Disciplinary Tribunal and the Supreme Court.
The Society will assess and/or investigate complaints and refer serious matters to the Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal.
Complaints to the Law Society must be made in writing.
You can lodge a complaint against a lawyer using the Complaints Form
Before lodging your complaint, please read the Complaints Guide
All complaints should be addressed to:
Manager Regulatory Services
Law Society Northern Territory
GPO Box 2388
Darwin NT 0801
An original copy of the complaint form is required.
A complainant not satisfied with the Society's handling of a complaint may refer the matter to the Legal Practitioners' Disciplinary Tribunal.