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Community Legal Services

Whittlesea Community Connections Community Legal Service provides free legal help to people who live, work or study in the City of Whittlesea and surrounding communities.

Our legal team provides advice on many areas of the law and is available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

The Cohorts we work with :

-Young People

-Victim survivors of family violence

-People with financial difficulty (Fines)

-Women and individuals facing difficulties in their family

-People with migrants and refugee background

What is a Conflict of Interest?
A legal “Conflict of Interest” may arise where one person’s legal matter is related to a Legal Service Provider’s client.A Legal Service Provider may be unable to legally assist you where a conflict of interest arises, as that could compromise their client’s best interests. A legal practice could identify a Conflict of Interest at any time, even if they had already agreed to assist you.

If you are informed that we have a Conflict of Interest in your matter, please be aware that:
– This does not mean we do not want to help you;
–  All legal practices are bound by the same Conflict of Interest rules;
– We cannot provide any further information regarding the conflict; and
– We suggest that you seek alternative legal advice or representation.