Student Legal Clinic

Free confidential legal for current UOW students

Student Legal Services

The Student Legal Services Clinic provides free confidential legal advice to current students of the University of Wollongong (UOW). This service is provided by a dedicated solicitor at the Illawarra Legal Centre.

You can make an appointment to discuss your issue via Zoom or the phone.

The Student Legal Services Clinic encourages and supports students in solving their own legal problems. We aim to provide assistance to as many students as possible. Ongoing assistance in individual cases or court representation will not be provided, however appropriate referrals with be offered where required.

Contact the Student Legal Clinic

For the convenience of students, appointments can be held:

  • Over the phone
  • Via Zoom (for example – from the convenience of your home or the UOW library)

Appointments are made by calling 0242761939 and pressing ‘3’ to identify that you are a current UOW student accessing this service.

Legal guides

PDF guide on tenant rights in NSW Tenant Rights in NSW (PDF)
PDF guide on employment rights Employment rights (PDF)
PDF guide on what to do in an motor vehicle accident Motor vehicle accidents 101 (PDF)
PDF guide on intellectual property and patents Intellectual Property and Patents 101 (PDF)

Services

The Student Legal Services Clinic provides preliminary advice in relation to the following areas of law:

  • Residential tenancy
  • Intellectual Property
  • Victims of crime
  • Criminal law in relation to summary offences
  • Family law
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Basic Wills, Powers of Attorney and Enduring Guardianship
  • Employment law
  • Consumer issues
  • Access to information
  • Neighbourhood disputes

The Student Legal Services Clinic does not provide advice in relation to the following areas of law:

  • Student v Student
  • Student v UOW
  • Student v other UOW controlled companies or organisations
  • Immigration
  • Taxation
  • Accounting
  • Financial Advice
  • Conveyances
  • Personal injury

Disclaimer

The Student Legal Services Clinic website contains general information only. This information is not a substitute for obtaining legal advice. The Student Legal Services Clinic does not accept liability for any action taken based on information contained on this site or for any loss suffered as a result of reliance on information contained on this site. If you would like legal advice regarding a specific problem, please contact the Student Legal Services Clinic.