My Community Legal Inc
My Community Legal Inc. (MCL) is an accredited Community Legal Centre and registered charity based in Gold Coast, assisting clients who cannot afford a lawyer and who are not legally-aided.
MCL volunteer lawyers provide free legal assistance in the following practice areas: family and domestic violence; consumer and debt; employment; tenancy; minor crime and traffic offences; micro business; and immigration law.
Advice Sessions at Robina Headquarters run every Thursday evening, with intake beginning at 5.00 pm. No appointments are necessary to attend this service.
Advice Sessions at Southport Community Hub run on Tuesday every fortnight. Appointments at this service run from 9:00 am - 11:00 am and 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm.
- To facilitate the local legal profession provide pro bono publico services;
- To provide a free and accessible legal service;
- To provide referral to appropriate agencies;
- To promote holistic legal education of intending future legal practitioners; for the benefit of the Gold Coast Community.
- Are experiencing financial disadvantage;
- Are under 24 years of age;
- Are single parents; Are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent;
- Have a mental or physical illness or disability;
- Are experiencing or at risk of homelessness;
- Experiencing or at risk of domestic violence, or have a concern about domestic violence in or around their home and or family;
- Are over 65 years of age;
- Are from a culturally or linguistically diverse background;
- Are living in a rural or remote area; or
- Who have a low level of education.
- Have the means to afford a lawyer;
- Are employers in employment disputes; or
- Landlords in tenancy disputes.
- Commercial concerns (limited to small businesses with minimal turnover and small profit margins (micro business)).
- Social security and taxation questions;
- Providing advice certificates; or
- Wills an estates planning.
- Gold Coast and Northern Tweed.
Opening Hours Info
Monday 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
Tuesday 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
Wednesday 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
Thursday 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
Friday 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
- Saturday Closed
- Sunday Closed