Pro Bono Opportunities

Lawyers can have the opportunity to paricipate in a range of LawRight's activities that have been designed to best utilise the expertise and resources of our members.

LawRight's efficient and effective operation ensures pro bono resources are utilised to their maximum benefit and assistance is directed to those who need it most.

 

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OPPORTUNITIES FOR FIRMS

OPPORTUNITIES FOR BARRISTERS

Pro Bono Connect

Public Interest Referral Service – refers matters where the applicant cannot afford a lawyer and the case justifies pro bono assistance, where the matter:

  • affects a significant number of people;
  • raises issues of broad public concern;
  • requires legal intervention to avoid a significant avoidable injustice; or
  • particularly impacts on disadvantaged or marginalised group.

Become a LawRight member and join the panel to take matters according to expertise and capacity

Become a LawRight member and join the panel to take matters according to expertise and capacity

QLS Pro Bono Referral Service – refers matters where the applicant cannot afford a lawyer and the case justifies pro bono assistance.

Join a panel to take matters according to expertise and capacity

 

Bar Pro Bono Referral Service – refers matters where the applicant cannot afford a lawyer and the case justifies pro bono assistance.

 

Join a panel to take matters according to expertise and capacity

Self Representation Service

Self Representation Service – At the State Courts, QCAT and Federal Courts, Brisbane.

Join a roster and attend for 3 hours every 6-8 weeks

Assist with advice on an ad hoc basis

Mediation panel – for pro bono (or reduced fee) mediations.   

 

For accredited mediators only

Outreach Legal Clinics

Homeless Persons’ Legal Clinic - operates outreach legal clinics providing direct pro bono advice and on-going assistance to vulnerable people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Volunteer law firms partner with host community agencies at locations in Brisbane and Cairns.

 

Refugee Civil Law Clinic – provides civil law advice and assistance (not immigration law) to refugees who have lived in Australia for less than five years.

 

 

Mental Health Civil Law Clinic - provides civil law advice and assistance to people experiencing mental health concerns.

 

 

Mental Health Law Practice

Health Advocacy Legal Clinic – Located at St Vincent’s and Mater hospitals

Participate in referral panel

 

 

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