Register for our Legal Services

Our Student Legal Service is a partnership between us and West Heidelberg Community Legal, a service of Banyule Community Health.

Our service provides free and confidential legal help to students enrolled at all our university campuses.

If you are a La Trobe student seeking free legal help, then please complete the form below.

Please note: Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

Personal details
If you are a current student, please use your La Trobe student email address.
Date of birth *
Preferred method of contact *
Additional details
Is this your first time using our legal service? *
Do you identify as Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander? *
Are you an international student? *
Please indicate your level of study? *
Which campus do you study at? *
Do you require an interpreter? *
How did you hear about our service? *
Please provide the full name of the person, company or organisation involved in your legal query e.g. the full name of your landlord, employer, company or individual. The Legal Service will not contact any other party before your appointment or without your consent.
250 words maximum
Evaluation of our service In the future, we may ask you to participate in an evaluation survey to improve our service. This may involve an online survey, an email or telephone conversation.  Your response will not affect your access to the legal service in any way.


Confidentiality and Privacy

The La Trobe Student Legal Service is required to comply with the Australian Privacy Principles in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and depending on the circumstances, we are also required to comply with other applicable privacy laws such as the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic). The personal information we collect about you is used to register and identify you with the La Trobe Student Legal Service and for the provision of legal services to you. The La Trobe Student Legal Service, in partnership with West Heidelberg Community Legal, maintains confidential records of the legal services we provide. We do not pass on any information about your legal matter to La Trobe University, or any other person or entity, without your agreement except if necessary as required by law.
The privacy policy can be viewed on West Heidelberg Community Legal Service