Our services

We’ve spent 25 years connecting people and community groups who need help with the lawyers who help them via our network of 10,000+ pro bono lawyers.

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Justice Connect’s services

Justice Connect designs and delivers high impact interventions to increase access to legal support and progress social justice. We have several specialised legal services, and also work with priority groups and projects to respond to rising legal need and matters in the public interest. We have close connections with over 10,000 lawyers through our network of pro bono member firms so that people facing legal problems can get the help they need.

Our COVID-19 response

  We’re supporting people and community groups affected by COVID-19

How we can help during COVID-19

 

How to apply for our services

Not sure which legal service is best for you? Apply for legal help online and be guided to the relevant Justice Connect service.

It takes less than 10 minutes and is the quickest most efficient way to check if you’re eligible and start the process of being matched with a lawyer. Once we receive your application, a member of our team will be in touch to guide you through the next steps.

Apply for help

Justice Connect’s priority groups and projects

Justice Connect’s Access Program supports improved access to justice through the provision of legal support at scale across a wide range of areas of law and at all stages of legal issues. The Access Program uses digital strategies, responds to emerging areas of legal need including through our disaster response initiatives, and provides focused assistance in response to the following priority areas:

 

Need to refer someone?

If you’re supporting someone who needs legal help, make a quick and easy referral to us online and we can match your client with a pro bono lawyer or barrister in our network.

Refer someone

Need help for your CLC?

We can support your CLC’s legal work by connecting you with barristers to appear or provide a merits assessments, or lawyers to provide expert support.

Get help for your CLC

Use our self help tools and resources

We’ve designed self help tools and resources to make navigating the law easier. Even if you don’t qualify for one of our services, our free resources can give you a helping hand.

See self help resources

Our stories of people we’ve helped

Local lollipop lady gets a fair hearing

“Justice Connect were always there with me, every step of the way.”

Read Kelly's story
Photograph of Justice Connect's client Kelly
Mother escapes homelessness and family violence

"When you’re not in the right frame of mind, you let the system beat you."

Read Maggie's story
Photograph of Justice Connect's Homeless Law client Maggie