The UMSU Legal Service is currently experiencing high demand, resulting in longer wait times. We aim to respond to enquiries within 5 business days, however we are required to prioritise matters based on their urgency, so you may receive a response earlier or later than this timeframe.
If there are any urgent deadlines in your matter, please let us know in your contact form so we can try and respond to you in time.
We apologise for any inconvenience. You can also contact Victoria Legal Aid's helpline on 1300 792 387 or visit their website (here) for legal information and referrals on a range of areas of law.
The UMSU Legal Service is a community legal centre that provides free and confidential legal assistance and financial counselling services to all currently-enrolled students of the University of Melbourne.
The legal service is staffed by qualified lawyers, and provides assistance on various legal issues, including:
- Employment law
- Infringements / fines
- Minor criminal law
- Consumer law
- Car and bike accidents
- Family violence / personal safety
- Sexual harassment
To contact the UMSU Legal Service, please select "Get Legal Help" below.
Last updated: 17 April 2023