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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 over 1,000 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 wide range 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, both individiual and corporate, and we support, work with and represent our members across the country, forming a vibrant and active membership community.

Membership Benefits


Eligibility to enter the SLS Legal Awards and nominate yourself, your firm or colleague in one of the 14 Award categories.  


Free attendance at all the SLS webinars: nominated members can join any of the webinars, details of which can be viewed on the 2024 programme, completely free of charge, where non-members, including anyone not listed under a firm’s membership, are required to pay £35 plus VAT per session.


Training discounts and offers: named members are entitled to a 50% discount on their attendance fees for our 2-hour online and 3-hour in person courses; they can also minimise their costs further by utilising the Buy One Get Half Price and Season Ticket offers.


Exclusive invitations to our Social Events: members are invited to attend all the Society’s social events programme including the Sailing for a Cure charity fundraising river cruise, Past President’s Championship Cup at Daytona, Quiz & Pizza Night and Legal Horizons Lecture.


Essential access to guidance and thought-leadership: provided in a range of new and exciting formats including the SLS Bitesize series, Supporting Surrey programme, Membership Bulletins and via the SLS website.


The Surrey Lawyer Magazine: receipt of a quarterly copy per member and the opportunity to submit your own editorial, including your firm’s news or topical feature articles, which can be used for your own publicity.


Access to the Surrey Law Society Mentoring Scheme: designed to assist junior lawyers in developing their understanding of the legal world and giving them a ‘buddy’ from another firm to speak to informally.


Access to the Pay it Back Scheme:  Surrey Law Society members are invited to participate in the Pay it Back Scheme, offering work placements to Surrey based students and being entered into the Pay it Back Scheme category at the SLS Legal Awards in 2024.


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.


Representation and lobbying on issues of importance to the legal community


Engaging in consultations on issues such as Costs, Court Closures, HMLR, the Solicitors Indemnity Fund and Legal Aid


Access to the Surrey Law Society social media pages and groups on Facebook, LinkedIn, X and Instagram.


Membership Category

Cost per Year

Solicitor in Private Practice - includes fully qualified Assistant Solicitors
Licensed Conveyancer
Solicitor not in Private Practice/Education/Lawcare
Solicitor not Practising/Retired/Locum
Paralegal Practitioner
Honorary Life Member
£ 0.00
Trainee/ILEX/Pupil Barristers
£ 0.00
Practice Manager
£ 0.00
Law Student
£ 0.00


Membership Category

Cost per Year

Category 1: 2-4 Fee-Earners Eligibility to nominate in 3 SLS Legal Award categories
Category 2: 5-7 Fee Earners Eligibility to nominate in 4 SLS Legal Award categories
Category 3: 8-10 Fee Earners Eligibility to nominate in 5 SLS Legal Award categories
Category 4: 11-18 Fee Earners Eligibility to nominate in unlimited SLS Legal Award categories
Category 5: 19-29 Fee Earners Eligibility to nominate in unlimited SLS Legal Award categories
Category 6: 30+ Fee Earners Eligibility to nominate in unlimited SLS Legal Award categories



All membership subscriptions are VAT exempt. 

Corporate subscriptions offer firms the opportunity to include non-fee earning personnel under their membership at no extra cost, so that all support staff can enjoy the benefits of membership.