Pro Bono Scheme

The Law Society of NSW Pro Bono Scheme puts eligible applicants in touch with law firms willing to provide their services free of charge or at a reduced fee.

Eligible applicants must have been refused Legal Ai and satisfy the means assessment. The matter must be of a specified type and have merit and/or reasonable prospects of success.

The following types of matters are covered by the scheme:

  • Administrative law
  • Assistance with Apprehended Violence Orders
  • Bankruptcy
  • Child care and protection
  • Civil claims
  • Criminal law
  • Divorce
  • Employment law
  • Family law matters related to children (eg. live with, spend time with disputes)
  • Immigration assistance for refugees
  • Legal assistance for not-for-profit organisations and charities
    Wills and Estates

For more information, visit


Sydney, Australia

1300 00 2088