Either in Australia or Asia, lawyer is always a demanding and well-respected professional. Not only does it has good career prospects, but also has an outstanding social position. Lawyers have high prestige in society. AAS hereby introduces the career and migration future of being a lawyer as well as its related programs.

There are mainly 2 occupations after completing a law program: Barrister & Solicitor. The career prospects of lawyers are really great as their annual average salary is AUD$106035, by taking qualified lawyers in Brisbane as an example.

Both barrister and solicitor are on the MTLSSL list. To become a qualified lawyer, you need to complete accredited programs which is the Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor. Juris Doctor is a degree for students who already hold a bachelor degree in any discipline. No prerequisites needed for JD program.

English language requirements

IELTS 6.5 – 7.5

Study Plans

Bachelor of Laws4 Years
Juris Doctor2 – 3 Years

Recommended Universities

Queensland University of Technology, Griffith University, University of South Australia, Edith Cowan University, University of Tasmania

Career outcomes



Migration prospects

Barrister and Solicitor are on the MTLSSL (Medium and Long-Term Strategic Skills List). There are many types of visas that lead you to become a permanent resident in Australia.

Applicants must have a positive skills assessment from SLAA (State Legal Admission Authority).

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