For Lawyers

This section contains a complete reference for legal practitioners on all aspects of legal aid. It contains comprehensive coverage on applying for aid, eligibility for aid, conditions of aid and payment for legal aid work. It also includes application forms, criminal law proforma letters and cost scales. Explore the links below to learn more.

To apply for a grant of legal aid complete the online application here.

If you need help filling out the online application form or loading a saved application form you can access the online form help-guide here.

If you are unable to complete the online application form you may download an application for legal aid here.

Please note
that the Commission's legal aid application form has been updated.  A number of revisions means some additional information is now required.
 

2016 Legal Services Commission Conference - 23 September

Thank you to all staff and practitioners who attended the very successful 2016 Commission Conference.

A number of the CPD sessions were recorded throughout the day and are now being edited together.  These will be shortly available to LSC staff via the LSCSA intranet under the LSC@Work tab.

 

Notices to Practitioners

Resources

Guide to Legal Aid

 

 

Cost Scales & Disbursements

Practitioner Forms

See also: Forms and Letters
 

Disaster Legal Relief Register

The local legal profession is now being approched to support the roll-out of a pro-bono legal assistance project that will assist South Australians in time of crisis or natural disaster. Voluntary practitioners are sought to register and be on call to provide legal asistance in the event of a State emergency.

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