• The Law Courts building will close on the following public holidays in December 2016 and January 2017:-

    Monday 26 December
    Tuesday 27 December
    Monday 2 January
    Thursday 26 January

    The NSW Supreme Court will cease formal sittings on Friday 16 December 2016 and resume on Monday 30 January 2017. Limited Registry services will operate from Thursday 22 December 2016 until Friday 6 January 2017.

    The High Court and Federal Court will also offer limited services during the above period. Please check their web sites for details.

  • Welcome to Law Courts Ltd

    Law Courts Limited owns and operates the Law Courts building in Queens Square, Sydney.

    Located in the primary legal precinct of Sydney, the Law Courts building accommodates the High Court of Australia, Federal Court of Australia and the Supreme Court of NSW.

    The building is open to the public from 7.00am to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday (public holidays excepted). Pedestrian access is via Phillip Street, King Street or Macquarie Street. The nearest railway stations are Martin Place and St James. There is no public parking within the building and very limited street parking in the immediate vicinity. Carpark access is not provided for court users. The nearest public parking is in the Domain parking station and at the Sydney Hospital.

    First opened in 1977, the Law Courts building recently underwent a major refurbishment, which commenced in 2007 and finished in 2014. All courts and registries continued to operate throughout the refurbishment and every effort was made to minimise disruption to litigants, clients, staff and the general public.