Interested in becoming a Member?
If you are interested in becoming a member, you will first need to register on the website (if you have not already done so) and then continue to complete the online application form which is linked from your user account page when logged in.
As part of your application, you will need to pay the membership fee to 31 August in advance. This will be refunded in full in the unlikely event that your application is rejected.
Please note our online payment system can only accept Visa or MasterCard (not American Express). Credit card payments cannot be accepted by telephone.
If you would like to apply offline, please download and print the membership application form.
What are the member benefits?
Depending on your membership class there are different member benefits:
Individual Member Benefits. Please click here
Corporate Affiliate Benefits. Please click here
Student Member Benefits. Please click here
How much does it cost to be a member?
New memberships are charged per quarter on a pro-rata basis with the membership year ending on August 31st.
Full year prices (inc GST) are:
Corporate Individual ($110)
Corporate Individual membership is only available to employees of current Corporate Affiliates.
Our student membership is available to undergraduate and graduate students, both full and part time.
Pro rata rates are as follows:
|First quarter of membership year||1 September – 30 November||Full year fee|
|Second quarter of membership year||1 December – 29 February||75% of the full year fee|
|Third quarter of the membership year||1 March – 31 May||50% of the full year fee|
|Fourth quarter of the membership year||1 June – 31 July||25% of the full year fee|
|1 August - 31 August||Full year fee
(membership to 31 August of the next year)
Am I eligible to join?
Yes, if you are interested and professionally involved in construction law. Members come from all sectors of the construction industry, for example, architects, engineers, surveyors, contractors, developers, solicitors, barristers, arbitrators and experts.
Can I participate in the activities of SoCLA before joining?
You are welcome to attend events and participate in other open events before deciding to join SoCLA – this is a great way to get insight into what we do and who we are before you decide to sign up.
The Society has a policy to assist members who may be facing a temporary difficulty in paying all or some of the membership fee. The policy can be viewed here.
Any questions or need any help?
If you have any questions or queries please do not hesitate to contact us.