Free legal advice

**COVID-19 Update - HCLS offices in Hobart and Bridgewater are now closed to the general public, however people can obtain legal advice by phoning us.

Hobart Office: (03) 6223 2500
Bridgewater Office: (03) 6263 4755

The phones are being answered between 10am add 2pm and people are encouraged to leave a message outside these hours and we will get back to them the next day.

We are only seeing people if an appointment is made as all the lawyers are now working remotely.

The Magistrates Duty Lawyer Service has been suspended at present and will resume when the court is back to running normally.

We are still providing people with legal advice and representation if needed.

For more information, please contact us.
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The Hobart Community Legal Service offers free legal information, advice, and representation services to people and communities in southern Tasmania.

We offer free legal assistance, legal information evenings and the Tasmanian Law Handbook - an online guide for anyone interested in the law or looking for legal information.

Cost

Free

Opening Hours

www.hobartlegal.org.au

Accessibility Support

Ramp access. Wheelchair-friendly toilet facility.

How this service is delivered

  • Face-to-face

    ** Our offices are currently closed - please call
    We service the Southern Tasmanian area. This ranges from Bicheno down to Southport and everywhere in between. Please contact us if you are unsure about your area of service.

    We operate out of four locations, we encourage clients to visit their nearest office where possible.

    Information evenings are on hold.

  • Call or visit us online

    Contact us or see our website for more information.
    Hobart Office: (03) 6223 2500
    Bridgewater Office: (03) 6263 4755

    We also provide the Tasmanian Law Handbook - an online guide for anyone interested in the law or looking for legal information

  • We'll come to you (outreach)

    **We have stopped all outreach at this stage.
    We provide outreach services - call the Hobart office to make an appointment.

Updated: 06/04/2020

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166 Macquarie Street, Hobart TAS, Australia
Cove Hill Road, Bridgewater TAS, Australia
Sorell TAS, Australia
7-9 Sale Street, Huonville TAS, Australia