For Practitioners

Client intake and secondary consultation service

Women’s Legal Service welcomes referrals from community organisations and professionals working with women who are experiencing relationship breakdown and family violence.

What legal areas do we practice in?

Women’s Legal provides legal advice and assistance in the areas of family law, family violence, child protection and victims of crime assistance and migration. We assess eligibility on a case-by-case basis. To find out more about our legal services visit our legal services page.


If you want to talk to a lawyer for a secondary consultation, call (03) 8622 0600. A lawyer is available Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.


We ask you to fill out this form to make a direct referral for your client.


We aim to get in touch with you within 2 business days of your referral.


The information you provide here will be confidentially and safely saved in our system. Our administrative staff, paralegals and lawyers will use this information to contact you, make an appointment with a lawyer and work out how we can assist you and your client.


If your client is referred into our service, you may be required to fill in another form which we will send to you

Please hold down the 'ctrl' button if you need to select more than one area that you need legal help with