LawRight improves the lives of vulnerable people by increasing access to justice through strategic partnerships with pro bono lawyers.
LawRight is an independent not-for-profit community legal centre. Our Patron is the Chief Justice of Queensland, the Honourable Catherine Holmes.
To apply for assistance through LawRight, please complete our application form, below.
LawRight factsheets and other publications are now available at Legalpedia.org.au, which uses wiki software to enable ready-access to resources and contributions and updates by pro bono lawyers.
We welcome practising and retired legal practitioners, law students and any others who wish to contribute in their own way.
Publicly available and password-protected resources to help practitioners in their pro bono work.
Unfortunately, our Mental Health Law Practice is at capacity at the moment and is unable to receive new or returning clients for this service.
Here’s how you can connect to our lawyers:
The best way to connect to us is by email. If you are an existing client, please email the service that has been helping you. If you are a new enquirer, email details are provided below.
Staff will not be answering phones but you can leave a message on some of our phones and we will try to call you back. This will not always be possible. Please note that some of our numbers have changed and the updated numbers of the relevant services are listed below.
Pro Bono Connect: 3738 7800
Self Representation Service: 3738 7800
Outreach Legal Clinics: 3102 5311
Mental Health Law Practice: 3040 1662
Cairns office: 0439 625 334
If you want to apply for pro bono representation for civil law matters, that are within our scope, please complete our Application Form process and we will be in touch – it might just take a little longer. If you want help completing the form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Lodge the form at email@example.com. You can also phone 3738 7800 and leave a message.
If you need assistance with civil law proceedings in the Supreme or District Courts or the Court of Appeal, the Federal Court or Federal Circuit Court or in QCAT please complete our Application Form. If you want help completing the form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Lodge the form at email@example.com. You can also phone 3738 7800 and leave a message.
If you are experiencing homelessness, mental health concerns or are a newly arrived Australian – please contact our community partners and they will connect you to us, as appropriate. If you think you are eligible for help but are unable to connect with our community partners, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also phone 3102 5311 and leave a message.
If you have a matter in the Mental Health Review Tribunal please email email@example.com or phone 3040 1662 and leave a message.
HALC will continue to provide services to patients at the Mater Hospital so please talk to staff there about how to get in touch or call the HALC mobile number if you are an existing client.
Raffle ticket sales are now closed. The raffle will be drawn later today (Friday 3 April 2020) and winners will be notified directly.
Good luck to our raffle participants!