LawRight intake update

Unfortunately, our Mental Health Law Practice is at capacity at the moment and is unable to receive new or returning clients for this service.

LawRight cannot assist with:

  • Family law
  • Criminal law
  • Native title
  • Building and construction disputes 
  • Complex commercial disputes
  • Clients who could afford to pay a lawyer, obtain Legal Aid, or obtain 'no win, no fee' assistance (eg. personal injury, negligence). 

Legal questions about COVID-19?

Do you have a legal question relating to COVID-19 or changes it has caused? Ask us here and we will try to answer or point you in the right direction.

 

LawRight is still helping people in these changing times.

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 voice message 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

Court & Tribunal Services: 3738 7800

Community & Health Justice Partnerships: 3102 5311

Mental Health Law Practice: 3102 5311

Cairns office: 0439 625 334

Ask a question online

If you want to ask a question to get some information, or to find out whether we can assist further, ask your question here and we'll get back to you by phone or email.

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 statecourtsadmin@lawright.org.au. Lodge the form at admin@lawright.org.au.  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 statecourtsadmin@lawright.org.au. Lodge the form at admin@lawright.org.au.  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 hplcadmin@lawright.org.au. You can also phone 3102 5311 and leave a message.

If you have a matter in the Mental Health Review Tribunal please email admin@lawright.org.au or phone 3102 5311 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.

 

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