As a member of the Law Society of NSW, you can enjoy exclusive discounts and benefits on a range of products from
credit cards and home loans, through to Qantas Club and gym memberships. New schemes are launched regularly.
Check the website at www.lawsociety.com.au/memberconnexions..
Law Society Online - www.lawsociety.com.au
The Law Society’s website provides a great range of services to members. The Members Only Area of the site can
also be accessed by Associate Members. You will need to register to access the Members Only area – registration
details are provided on the home page. Current facilities on the Society’s website include:
Finding a solicitor, firm, accredited specialist or ADR practitioner using the online directories
Finding a position through Law Society Online Jobs
Obtaining information on ethical issues, professional conduct and practice rules , the Law Society Precedents,
events and CLE activities
Researching the Society’s library catalogue
Reading the latest issue of the Journal online and searching the Journal archive
‘Monday Briefs’ is an informative weekly email that keeps you updated on legislative changes, events and matters of
importance and interest to the profession.
Law Society Journal
The Law Society Journal is an authoritative voice on developments in the law and legal practice in New South Wales
and Australia. It is published monthly from February to December, and its articles are packed with practical legal
content, including analyses of recent legislation and cases. All Law Society members, including Associate Members,
receive the Journal (normally costing $195) free as part of their membership. Law Society Journals published since
1995 are also available to members online at www.lawsociety.com.au/lsj
Law Society of New South Wales Cards from American Express ®
The Law Society of NSW has negotiated exceptional benefits for you, our members in partnership with American
Express. We offer competitive Card products with superior benefits and with one of the most valuable rewards
programs in the marketplace.
The Cards include:
Law Society of NSW Gold Credit Card
Law Society of NSW Platinum Credit Card
Law Society of NSW Gold Business Card
To find out more about these cards, please visit www.lawsociety.com.au/amex
American Express Australia Limited (ABN 92 108 952 085). ® Registered Trademark of American Express Company.
Law Society AMP Home Loan Package
Save on your home loan
As a member of the Law Society of NSW you may be eligible for the Law Society/AMP Home Loan package with the
> Save up to 0.75% p.a. off AMP Banking’s Classic Line of Credit Rate
> Save up to 0.75% p.a. off AMP Banking’s Classic Variable Rate
> Save 0.15% p.a. discount off AMP Banking’s Standard Fixed Rate
> Save $350 – with no establishment fee to pay for loans with a loan to value ratio of 95% or less
> Save $350 every year – with no annual package fee
> No monthly account management fees
> Unlimited free deposits and withdrawals in Australia on all Variable Rate Loans and Lines of Credit
Subject to AMP terms and conditions. Visit www.lawsociety.com.au/amp for more information.
1. Package benefits, including fee waivers and interest rate discounts, which are taken from AMP Banking’s Classic Club interest rates
effective from 15 July 2008. They are subject to change by AMP Banking at any time and only available for new customers, with no
switching from the existing affinity package available. This offer is only available for loans greater than $100,000; other fees and
charges apply. Discount of 0.65% p.a. applies for loans from $100,000 – $499,999, a 0.70% p.a. discount applies for loans from
$500,000 – $999,999 and a 0.75% p.a. discount applies for loans of $1 million and above. Offer only available to current Law Society
of NSW members. Approval is subject to AMP Banking guidelines. The credit provider is AMP Bank Limited ABN 15 081 596 009,
trading as AMP Banking.
2. Settlement fee of $350 applies.
Affinisure Professional Comprehensive car insurance is a new product designed for discerning car owners seeking
premium policies at competitive prices. We invite you to compare the scope and level of Affinisure Professionals’ cover
to other standard policies. Affinisure professional comprehensive policy has been meticulously designed to reduce the
inconvenience, stress and costs to clients in the event of a claim.
For premium insurance without the high premiums please call 1800 778 788.
8am-8pm Monday to Friday and 8am-5pm Saturday.
ING Life Insurance
Life insurance protection for busy professionals
The Law Society of NSW is offering current eligible members the opportunity to take out life insurance cover under the
Professionals Life and Living Benefit Plan. Key features of the Plan include immediate cover of up to $1 million, an
optional lump sum Living Benefit if you suffer a specified critical illness, and pre-approved acceptance with no medical
examination or intrusive health questions. Cover can be taken out as a single policy or as a ‘top up’ to any existing life
insurance policy you might have. Subject to terms and conditions. Visit www.lawsociety.com.au/inglife for more
Please note that the benefits under the policy will not be paid if your death or terminal illness results directly or indirectly from an injury,
illness, condition or related symptom of which, in the five years prior to the policy commencement date, you were aware of or you (or a
reasonable person in your position) should have been aware of or for which you had a medical consultation.
ING Income Protection
Income protection insurance for busy professionals
The Law Society of NSW is offering current eligible members the opportunity to take out income insurance cover under
the Professionals Income Protection Plan. The Plan pays a regular monthly benefit of up to 75% of your income (up to
$20,000) for up to two years while you are unable to work due to injury or illness. If you meet the criteria, ING also offer
pre-approved acceptance with no medical examination or intrusive health questions. Cover includes a Total and Partial
Disability Benefit, as well as Rehabilitation and Child Care Benefits. Subject to ING terms and conditions. Visit
www.lawsociety.com.au/ingIP for more information.
Please note, that the benefits under the policy will not be paid if your disability results directly or indirectly from an injury, illness,
condition or related symptom of which, in the five years prior to the policy commencement date, you were aware of or you (or a
reasonable person in your position) should have been aware of or for which you had a medical consultation.
Voyages Hotels & Resorts
Great discounts on luxury accommodation
Voyages Hotels & Resorts offer unforgettable encounters within some of Australia’s most remote and breathtaking
locations; perfect for life-changing moments. Law Society members receive access to great seasonal holiday specials
plus a discount of 10% off the ‘Nightly’ and ‘Extended stay’ packages at all resorts, all year round. Visit
www.lawsociety.com.au/voyages for more information.
Receive member only prices on Dell computers and other products
Dell computers are among the best value in the marketplace today. By dealing direct and avoiding the middleman, Dell
can customise a computer that is ‘uniquely you’ so you only pay for features you want. Law Society members receive
10% off the regular price of Dell Professional Series systems and 5% or 3% off other selected Dell products including
notebooks, desktops and servers.
Visit www.lawsociety.com.au/dell for more information.
Save time and money when purchasing your next vehicle
Through their extensive network of industry contacts, Carpac Automotive can offer the following fee-free services to
Law Society members when buying or selling your next car:
• Access to discounted new vehicle prices
• Access to a vast range of quality pre-owned vehicles
• Advice on finance options if required
• Delivery of your new vehicle to your home or office
• Trade-in of your old vehicle if required.
Visit www.lawsociety.com.au/carpac for more information.
Great savings on office supplies and services
Corporate Express is Australia’s leading single source supplier for all office requirements. They offer Law Society
members great discounts on office supplies, IT products, coffee, catering and washroom supplies, office furniture,
promotional and marketing products and print services. Their simple and efficient online ordering system, NetXpress
allows you to track your orders and access a range of management and expenditure reports. Visit
www.lawsociety.com.au/corporateexpress for more information.
Special rates on Qantas Club membership
As a Law Society member you can join the Qantas Club for a one-off fee of $200 (saving $130) and access reduced
yearly membership fees. Qantas Club membership offers benefits such as access to Qantas Club lounges, priority
check-in, priority baggage and complimentary membership to Qantas Frequent Flyer program (saving $82.50).
Visit www.lawsociety.com.au/qantas to download an application form and fax to Qantas on (03) 8696 2110 for
processing. Telephone inquiries can be made on (03) 8696 2160.
15% off selected book titles
Since 1968 CCH has been a key part of the professional information services industry in the Asia Pacific region.
Combining innovation with accuracy and relevance, it is their premium legal products and value added services that
help make CCH the professional’s first choice when it comes to legal business information. In-house analysts and
editors ensure that CCH products contain the most accurate, authoritative and timely information, which are available in
a variety of media formats. You can contact CCH on 1300 300 224 or www.cch.com.au
Elixr Health Clubs
Experience Australia’s leading mind and body health clubs
Specialising in pilates, yoga and kickboxing Elixr has a dedicated team of instructors who are among the best in
Australia. Elixr Health Clubs also offer weight training and cardio facilities at all three locations, along with a 25m indoor
pool, spin classes and group exercise classes at the Bondi Junction club. Law Society members are eligible to receive
exclusive benefits upon joining Elixr including:
• A complimentary 'Elixr Experience' pass. Try out the facilities for a day before you decide whether to join
• A complimentary upgrade to a GOLD membership valued at $312.00
• Introductory courses of Pilates, Yoga & Real Fitness Kickboxing valued at $205.00
• Exclusive saving on membership joining fees of up to $130.00
Gold membership includes access to all three clubs and unlimited membership facilities and services. Visit
LivingWell Health Club & Spa
Get fit, stay healthy and save
Take advantage of exclusive member discounts at LivingWell’s Health Club & Spa in the Sydney Hilton, plus use of
over 100 clubs worldwide. Membership benefits include:
• Five-star exercise and relaxation facilities
• Professional advice and tailored exercise program
• Group fitness classes including spin class
• Hilton leisure break discounts
• Use of all club facilities including 25m heated pool, spa, sauna and steam room.
Law Society members join for free (save $174) and membership fees start from just $26.75 per week. Visit
www.lawsociety.com.au/livingwell for more information.
Hertz Car Hire
Discounts and bonus offers for car rental
There are great car rental discounts available to Law Society members from Hertz in Australia and at selected locations
in the UK, Europe, USA and Canada. Members can also take advantage of free membership to Hertz #1 Club Gold (a
saving of $50 per annum) giving you access to express service and VIP treatment. Other special offers are also
available periodically to Law Society members. Subject to terms and conditions. Visit www.lawsociety.com.au/hertz for
BRW Subscription Offer
BRW magazine provides extensive coverage of the professions, including the legal profession, with regular features on
issues affecting lawyers and their clients, as well as rankings of law firms. As a member of the Law Society, subscribe
to BRW and you'll receive:
• BRW magazine delivered to your home or office every week for 12 months (50 issues)
• Complimentary access to BRW.com.au. Full access to all online content, including 18 years of archives, daily
specialist e-newsletters, subscriber-only event discounts and more
• PLUS a quality briefcase will be sent to all members who subscribe
• ALL FOR JUST $179.00 (a saving of 50% off the newsstand price).
For more information call 1800 032 577
Indulge your passion for reading
Berkelouw Books is Australia’s largest and longest established rare, out-of-print, second-hand and new bookseller. Law
Society members can join the Berkelouw Book Club to receive discounts and special monthly offers.
Visit www.lawsociety.com.au/berkelouw for more information.
The Art Gallery of NSW
The Art Gallery Society of New South Wales offers Law Society members the opportunity to experience their Corporate
Membership program and enjoy the privileges for 15 months rather than the usual 12 months. Visit
www.lawsociety.com.au/artgallery for more information.
Fuel discounts with StarCard
Individual Law Society members and member firms (large or small) can benefit from this fuel card scheme with Caltex.
The Caltex StarCard can be used at over 2000 locations nationwide including Caltex and Ampol service stations.
Receive either 4.4 cents per litre off the card price for unleaded fuel or the pump price on the day, whichever is lower.
Or receive 2.2 cents per litre off the pump price of premium unleaded or Vortex Gold.
Visit www.lawsociety.com.au/caltex for more information.
Lattouf Hair Spa
As a Law Society member you will receive a special discount of 15% off all hair and body services at any Laffouf Hair
Spa. The beautiful facilities, healing properties of the products used and personalised care from highly trained
therapists provide the perfect sensory experience. Also take advantage of other monthly specials and exclusive offers.
Visit www.lawsociety.com.au/lattouf for more information.
Accommodation brokers, Lido, offer members of the Law Society the most extensive range of accommodation options
at the most competitive rates available. When booking, ask for the Corporate Division and advise Lido that you are a
member of the Law Society. Visit www.lawsociety.com.au/lido
Roses & Fruit Only
Give the gift of flowers or fruit with Roses & Fruit Only
The Law Society has negotiated a deal with both Roses Only and Fruit Only offering members a 10% discount on all
purchases, including exclusive seasonal offers and all specials available via their website or e-newsletters.
Visit www.lawsociety.com.au/rosesonly for more information.
Sofitel Wentworth Sydney
City accommodation in a great location
The Sofitel Wentworth hotel is a Sydney icon perfectly located in the financial district just minutes from Circular Quay
and the Opera House. Law Society members can access these reduced rates:
Standard King Room $230 Superior King Room $257 Sofitel Deluxe Suite $437
Visit www.lawsociety.com.au/sofitel for more information.
Law Society Library
Associate members have visiting rights (not borrowing rights) to the Law Society Library. This comprehensive legal
library offers you a practical collection of legislation, precedents, law reports, textbooks and loose-leaf practice books.
Practice Advice Telephone Service
If you are a Member of a Law Society or Law Institute in another State or Territory of Australia and hold a current
practising certificate in that jurisdiction, then as an Associate Member of The Law Society of NSW, you may contact a
Policy Officer in our Practice Department for guidance and assistance in the areas of business law, criminal law,
employment law, family law, general litigation practice, property law, wills, estates and powers of attorney. Phone (02)
Solicitors Photocopy Service
The Law Society provides a fast, friendly, reliable and competitive photocopy service. If you need a job in a hurry or
your office copier breaks down, or if you have a job that is too big to handle, the Solicitors Photocopy Service can help.
Phone (02) 9926 0221 for a quotation and time estimate on your job requirements.
LawCare gives members, including associate members, access to a professional counsellor, providing strictly
confidential advice on personal or emotional issues that may be interfering with your work performance or family life.
Costs for this service will only be incurred for face-to-face consultations. Phone 0416 200 788.
Law Society Shop and Shop Online
Law Society publications, forms, CLE, precedents and other products can be purchased online, or in person at the Law
Society Shop. Online purchases are quick, convenient and totally secure. Members receive preferential pricing. Ph
(02) 9926 0386 or www.lawsociety.com.au/eshop
Law Society Dining Room and Members’ Lounge
Your own CBD Dining Room located on Level 2 of the Law Society building – fresh, casual and inexpensive, the Dining
Room offers a contemporary restaurant menu and is open from noon to 3pm weekdays. Coffee, newspapers and use
of a telephone are available free of charge. For Dining Room bookings, phone (02) 9926 0224.
Please note that the Law Society receives a financial benefit from members’ use of some of these services to help
further fund members’ services. All costs incurred in marketing specific Law Society of NSW programs are borne by
the commercial partner.
The information provided is valid at time of print.