How to Join STEP

STEP now has the following routes to membership in Australia, for professionals working in the trusts and estates field:

  • Advocacy:  For barristers with at least 10 years’ relevant experience.
  • Experienced Practitioner:  For professionals with at least 10 years’ relevant experience and a professional qualification.
  • Accredited Specialist:  For those with an accreditation as a specialist in Wills & Estates/Succession Law in NSW, VIC & QLD and at least 5 years’ relevant experience.
  • Qualified Practitioner:  For those with at least 5 years’ relevant experience who can demonstrate their knowledge via three essays of 5,000 words.
  • Education:  Open to all.  Join STEP by gaining credits through a combination of STEP qualifications, STEP-Accredited Partner qualifications and practical experience.

The routes to membership are summarised in the Australia Pathways Guide.

For more information about joining STEP in Australia, use the joining wizard or contact your local branch.