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We provide free legal advice for women in Western Australia.

Our Networks

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Pro-bono partners

Capacity at WLSWA is boosted via the generous pro-bono support from private firms. Types of pro-bono work provided to WLSWA include:

  • The fortnightly Property Law Clinic to address the unmet need of post-separation property matters
  • Drafting Response Affidavits and Memorandum preparation for Protection and Care matters
  • Assisting in Criminal Injuries Compensation applications
  • Drafting other court documents as needed
  • Reviewing governance process and preparing induction manual for Board of Directors
  • Undertaking research projects including policy and practice reviews
  • Providing advice and assisting with preparation of submissions
  • WA Bar representation for lengthy or particularly complex matters
  • Facilitating linkages with other private legal providers who are interesting in supporting the work of WLSWA

Our pro-bono partners who are very grateful for include, Ashurst, Barry Nilsson, Carr & Co, Clayton Utz, DCH Legal Group, Culshaw Miller Lawyers, Gilbert + Tobin, Gilchrist Connell, Hall and Wilcox, HHG Legal Group, HWL Ebsworth, K & L Gates, Kim Wilson & Co Family Lawyers, Lavan, McKinsey Consulting, Piddington Society and De Roberto Legal.

The latest news & insights

Safer Advocacy & Information in Legal Services (SAILS)

2 June 2023 News

The SAILS project will work towards building the community legal sector’s capability to appropriately screen for family and domestic violence risk and act on information given by a woman to ensure her safety. Implementing an appropriate evidence-based screening tool that meets the unique practices and capacity implications of WLSWA and other CLCs. Supporting CLCs with training, procedures, policies and information …

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WLSWA Sexual Offence Reforms

17 April 2023 News

WLSWA Sexual Offence Reforms Apr 23

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