We are located in the Fitzroy Town Hall, level 4, access via the laneway and courtyard at 126 Moor Street, Fitzroy (behind the Fitzroy Library).

Telephone: (03) 9419 3744. Our opening hours are 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday to Friday.  We are closed for lunch between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.  Our evening legal advice service is open from 6 p.m. (Monday to Thursday) and 6.30 p.m. Friday.

THE 2017 LAW HANDBOOK IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE IN HARD COPY AND EBOOK FORMAT. The 39th edition of The Law Handbook includes updated entries for multiple areas of the law, and contains two new chapters: trade marks and sex work. The Law Handbook 2017 is available in hard copy, ebook and individual chapters and can be purchased from our online store.


Emergency hotline if you are in police custody: call 0413 403 953 to speak to a criminal lawyer.

Do you need legal help? Come to our free legal advice service. It is held every weeknight from 6.00 p.m (Monday to Thursday) and 6.30 p.m (Friday). There are no appointments. Bring all of your documents. We have access to interpreters. We also provide legal services in other ways, including through our free specialist clinics.

Do you want to learn about the law yourself? Read The Law Handbook.

Information in other languages: Việt‑ngữ (Vietnamese), 中文 (Chinese), عربي (Arabic), Türkçe (Turkish), Soomaali (Somali).

Our address:

Fitzroy Town Hall, level 4
Access via the laneway and courtyard at 126 Moor Street, Fitzroy (behind Fitzroy Library)

Train: From Parliament Station, take the number 11, 86 or 96 tram, or walk 21 min.
From Victoria Park Station, take the number 200 or 207 bus, or walk 20 min.
Tram: Take the number 11 to stop 14 (on Brunswick Street) then walk 3 min.
Take the number 86 to stop 13 (on Smith Street) then walk 6 min.
Take the number 96 to stop 14 (on Nicholson Street) then walk 7 min.
Bus: Take the number 200 or 207 to Napier Street then walk 5 mins.
Aboriginal aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags

The Fitzroy Legal Service is located on the traditional country of the Wurundjeri-willam people of the Kulin Nation. We acknowledge them as the Traditional Owners and pay our respects to their Elders, past and present. Read more.