Fitzroy Legal Service - a community legal centre


We do not provide any legal advice by phone or email 

FLS provides free legal advice of an evening. This is a drop-in service, no appointments necessary.  Interpreting services can be arranged if necessary.  Opening Times for Night Service - Monday - Friday, 6:30pm - 8:00pm at 124 Johnston St,Fitzroy.

Fitzroy Legal Service has a proud tradition of offering free and affordable legal advice to the Victorian community.

Fitzroy Legal Service is one of the oldest community legal centres in Australia, opening in 1972. We provide legal advice and casework services and play a significant role in the areas of law reform and community legal education. The service has a long history of running public interest cases and the experiences from the casework practice inform the law reform and community legal education activities of the organisation.


The Law Handbook 2016 has arrived

The Law Handbook 2016 has arrived and will be officially launched on 26 November.

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New Online Family Violence Intervention Order Application

Are you experiencing family violence? You can now apply for court protection when and where you need to. It's easy. Use the Neighbourhood Justice Centre's new online Family Violence Intervention...

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Tenancy Law Training for Community Workers

Fitzroy Legal Service is hosting a training event for community workers in the City of Yarra, on Tenancy Law. 26 October 2015 9.00am - 1.00pm Collingwood Library Meeting Room 11 Stanton Street, Abbotsford...

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Family Law Representation

Fitzroy Legal Service (FLS) now has two family lawyers; a family law specialist with over 20 years experience and a junior family lawyer.  FLS family lawyers can assist with:

-        Children’s matters

-        Property Settlement matters

-        Family Violence Intervention Order matters

FLS family lawyers can represent clients:

-        Eligible for a grant of legal aid

-        Who can pay very affordable private fees

Please call 9419 3744 to enquire about our services. 


Criminal and Intervention Order Representation

Are you going to court and can’t afford expensive legal fees? Our experienced criminal defence lawyers can help you:

- Defend criminal charges in the Magistrates’ and County Court

- Advise and appear for you on Appeal.

- Represent you at court in relation to your driving charges

We have been fighting for our community for over 40 years and are pleased to be able to offer high quality service to clients at reduced rates for clients who are not eligible for Legal Aid funding.

Please contact our reception on 03 9419 3744 to make an appointment.