Whittlesea Community Legal ServicePhone: 9401 6655 Email: [email protected]Web: www.whittleseacommunityconnections.org.auWhittlesea Community ConnectionsShop 111 Epping PlazaEpping VIC 3076 Get FREE legal help from our team of lawyers while enjoying a fresh cup of your favorite coffee. Mutual benefit and respect underpin our cooperation with the legal and judicial sectors. We work with our partners to meet their needs and provide opportunities for students and academics to produce innovative, high-quality results that are critical to the prosperous future of our sector and community. Our legal team advises you in many areas of law and is available Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Our work is divided into four main categories: legal information and recommendations, legal advice and case handling, municipal legal information, and legal reform and advocacy. This partnership provides legal opportunities to the student community through four clinics: Wills and Wishes, Divorce and Family Law, Fines and Civil Litigation, and Criminal Injuries Court. Under the supervision of lawyers, students work directly with clients to develop practical skills and confidence while making a difference in the community. This partnership with JobWatch, a labour law centre, offers internships where students are directly on the front lines working with clients on their employment law issues. Students are trained and supported by JobWatch lawyers to respond to a range of clients on their labour rights to ensure workers have access to labour justice. La Trobe Law School works with a number of private and public law firms, corporations and government organizations to offer law and criminology students the opportunity to gain practical skills and experience, strengthen their academic learning, and provide valuable services to the community. Whittlesea Community Connections Community Legal Service provides free legal assistance to people who live, work or study in the Town of Whittlesea and surrounding communities.
We can provide legal assistance in relation to a number of legal matters, and if we are unable to assist you, we may provide legal information or a referral to the appropriate service to assist you. Our office in Epping contains a wide range of legal brochures and brochures that are made available to the public free of charge. To contact us, please call our legal reception at (03) 9401 6666 during business hours or call the WCC offices, store 111 in Pacific Epping. Whittlesea Community Connection lawyers drive their Expresso Legal coffee cart to markets, schools and libraries in the Whittlesea area. It`s a great way to reach out to those who need legal help because it opens up a relaxed space for people to talk about their legal issues, says lead lawyer Chris Howse. The good news is that coffee and legal advice are free. Watch our video to learn more about Expresso Legal.To find out where Expresso Legal goes next by calling Whittlesea Community Connection on 03 9401 6666. From January 2019, this information will be available on their website.
Expresso Legal is funded by a grant from the Victoria Law Foundation. Learn more about our general Victoria Legal AidPhone Scholarship Program: 1300 792 387Web: www.legalaid.vic.gov.au Our partners include law firms, municipal law centers and not-for-profit organizations that offer clinical rotations and help our students create the networks and skills they need to succeed in the workforce and transform the industry over time. La Trobe Law School works with a number of legal, community and government organizations. This partnership operates a community-based forms and advocacy service where students provide a wide range of services and support to the community. Criminology students support and empower individuals to navigate government and community service. In collaboration with Whittlesea Community Connections, our students provide legal support to communities. We partner in Victoria, Australia and around the world. Associate Professor Chris Maylea`s partnerships are helping to improve health and social services. Melbourne OfficePhone: 1300 792 387570 Bourke StMelbourne VIC 3000GPO Box 4380Melbourne VIC 3001 Together, we are making new discoveries and training the next generation of lawyers and criminal justice professionals. Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service (VALS)Phone: (03) 9418 5999Toll Free: 1800 064 865Web: vals.org.au Broadmeadows OfficePhone: 9302 8777Level 1, Building 1Broadmeadows Station Centre1100 Pascoe Vale RdBroadmeadows VIC 3047 Whittlesea`s Interagency Gambling Task Force is committed to preventing and reducing gambling harm. Our goal is to raise awareness of the law so they can make more informed decisions. Legal education is an important means of achieving this, and we are able to organize and offer sessions describing rights and obligations in different areas of law.
These sessions can be offered for groups upon request, although we actively seek out these opportunities and are happy to discuss any ideas you may have. Criminology students offer forms and advocacy support through our partnership with Prace. Through the Free Wills Clinic, our team of lawyers creates wills for FREE as a service to the City of Whittlesea.