Become a Member

If you have leadership or management responsibility within a law firm or legal department in Australasia, then ALPMA is for you.  We'd love to welcome you as a member of our close-knit and supportive community of legal practice management professionals.  Becoming an ALPMA member will deliver exceptional value to you - and to your practice. 

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Our Promise To You

 Being a member of ALPMA will help you:

  • Develop your core management skills

  • Build your knowledge across multiple professional domains

  • Lead your firm's development

  • Connect and collaborate with peers, experts and industry leaders

  • Accelerate your career progression

  • Gain respect as a legal practice management professional.

Watch the video to see how we turn this promise into reality for our members.

10 Reasons to Join!

There are lots of great reasons why you should join ALPMA today:
  1. Grow your professional network
  2. Free practice management seminars
  3. Free webinars & livestreamed events
  4. Great ALPMA Summit discounts
  5. Free on-demand learning
  6. Free legal industry research
  7. Free online resources
  8. Awards and recognition
  9. Free Job Bank
  10. Exclusive offers
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What Our Members Say

But don’t just take our word for it! See what law firm leaders say about the things they value most about their ALPMA membership.


Who Can Join?

You are eligible to join if you are currently working in one of the roles below:

  • Senior manager at a law firm or legal department

  • Specialist manager at a law firm (like HR, Marketing, Finance, BD, IT, Knowledge Managers, etc)

  • Lawyer with a management role and/or interest in developing your leadership skills

  • Legal educator, student, retired legal manager and past ALPMA members no longer in the industry.
If you do not fit into any of these categories, you can become an ALPMA partner.

Special Offer

Learning & Development

Our well-respected learning and development event program and online resources are all designed to help you:

Grow Your Firm Grow Your Firm

Develop and Manage People

Become a Better Leader Become a Better Leader

Create Sound Strategy Create Sound Strategy

Improve Firm Profitability Improve Firm Profitability

Technology Ensure Operational Efficiency

You can attend most of our events and access great content in our On-Demand Learning Centre and online resources - for free. 

What Our Members Say


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ALPMA Membership Types

ALPMA membership is for professionals currently working in the legal industry in Australasia.

  • If you work in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth or New Zealand then full membership is for you.

  • If you are a legal educator, student or retired then you can become an ALPMA Associate

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How Much Does It Cost?

Membership is outstanding value for money. Our annual membership runs from 1 July to 30 June each year.

  • FY18 ALPMA Membership -  Australia: $500 AUD plus 10% GST.  New Zealand: $450 NZD  plus 15% GST.      
  • FY18 ALPMA Associate - Australia $250 AUD plus 10% GST.  New Zealand:  $225 NZD plus 15% GST.

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