Using past papers are a great, time-effective way to apply your knowledge and reinforce the plethora of content you have learnt through the year in your Legal Studies class.

However, navigating the BOSTES website for these papers can be like trying to find a needle in a haystack.

So without further ado, here are an exhaustive list of HSC Legal Studies Past Papers + Answer Guides (since the 2011 syllabus change) to help get your exam technique down pat – so it becomes a lot less stressful when it comes to crunch time!

HSC Past Papers

YearExaminationAnswers
2016HSC Legal Studies Examination (2016)
2015HSC Legal Studies Examination (2015)HSC Legal Studies - Marking Guidelines (2016)
HSC Legal Studies - Notes from the Marking Centre (2015)
2014HSC Legal Studies Examination (2014)HSC Legal Studies - Marking Guidelines (2014)
HSC Legal Studies - Notes from the Marking Centre (2014)
2013HSC Legal Studies Examination (2013)HSC Legal Studies - Marking Guidelines (2013)
HSC Legal Studies - Notes from the Marking Centre (2013)
2012HSC Legal Studies Examination (2012)HSC Legal Studies - Marking Guidelines (2012)
HSC Legal Studies - Sample Answers (2012)
HSC Legal Studies - Notes from the Marking Centre (2012)
2011HSC Legal Studies Examination (2011)HSC Legal Studies Marking Guidelines (2011)
HSC Legal Studies - Sample Answers (2011)
HSC Legal Studies - Notes from the Marking Centre (2011)

Need more past papers?

Check out these past paper master lists for other subjects! 

Good Luck!

Are Your Notes Up to Scratch?

If you need reliable notes or simply want to check your notes are right, take a look at HSC-Notes.com.

Their Legal notes are crafted by the 99+ ATAR Club and provide concise answers to the HSC Syllabus dot points with what you need to know for your exams. Diagrams, mind maps, tables, dot points, paragraphs, sources are included to aid your learning.

With these notes you can spend less time rewriting your textbook and worrying about whether your notes answer the syllabus dot points correctly and spend more time learning and practicing your skills knowing your notes are accurate and concise.

Head on over to HSC-Notes to get your HSC subject notes now

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Alexander Cheng completed his HSC in 2015, and figured that rather than letting 12 years of school be slowly forgotten – he’d try to impart a few tips and tricks he learnt along the way to help others survive their own journey through high school. Since joining Art of Smart in 2016, he’s been rediscovering Discovery, contemplating issues of Justice and occasionally recounting how thrilling it was to meet Estelle Lazer herself. When he’s not helping others, he’s either volunteering at his local legal centre, hiking or binging an entire season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine.