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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). The service is provided by Carter and Ferguson Solicitors

You can make an appointment to discuss your issue via Skype 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 will be offered where required.

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.

Contact the Student Legal Clinic

For the convenience of students, appointments can be held:

  • by Skype (from the convenience of your home or the univerysity library - for example)
  • in person at one of our conveniently located offices:
    • Fairy Meadow office located at 1st Floor, 27-29 Princes Highway, Fairy Meadow (easy to get to on the Free Bus)
    • Nowra office located at 55A Plunkett Street Nowra

Appointments are made by submitting an application form found on the make an appointment page.

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