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.

Please note that the Commission's Legal Aid Application form has been updated and can be downloaded as a PDF.  A number of revisions means some additional information is now required.
 

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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