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Please email our if you would like to request assistance from the John Curtin Law Clinic. Please note that we are a small clinic and it may take a few days to respond to you.

Two students meeting with a practising lawyer at the Curtin Law clinic

What we do

The John Curtin Law Clinic is part of the Curtin University Law School. We provide legal advice and assistance to eligible clients who cannot afford to obtain paid legal assistance and are ineligible to receive other pro bono legal services in the following areas:

Advice and assistance is provided by final-year law students who are supervised by qualified and experienced legal practitioners

*Please note that we do not usually assist with disability discrimination matters because Sussex Street Community Law Services Inc has expertise and funding to assist clients who have experienced disability discrimination. For more information, please visit their website.

Some of the things we can help with are:


What we don’t do

We DO NOT assist in the following areas of law:

For assistance regarding taxation matters, you may wish to contact the Curtin Tax Clinic.

Useful links

Useful links

  • Need business advice? Head to the Small Business Development Corporation homepage for free business advice for WA small businesses
  • The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has launched an inquiry into access to justice for small business. For more information or to have your voice heard, head to the ASBFEO website