The Law Council of Australia represents the Australian legal profession nationally and internationally. Under the Law Council's Strategic Plan 2015-2020, the International Division aims to:
- Lead on international issues affecting the Australian legal profession;
- Promote and defend the rule of law internationally; and
- Promote, protect and defend the interests of the Australian legal profession.
The International Division Strategy Implementation Plan 2017-2020 provides further details about the work of the International Division.
The Law Council also has an International Law Section which supports the Council's international work through submissions, seminars, and conferences on international legal issues.