How do I give legal advice?
Where can I get legal advice? Our lawyers give free legal advice at locations across New South Wales including legal aid offices, courts, community organisations, prisons and hospitals. Call the free legal help line LawAccess NSW on 1300 888 529 to find a service near you or search for a Legal Aid NSW service near you.
How do lawyers advise clients?
As advocates, they represent one of the parties in criminal and civil trials by presenting evidence and arguing in court to support their client. As advisors, lawyers counsel their clients about their legal rights and obligations and suggest particular courses of action in business and personal matters.
How to get free legal advice from a lawyer?
Who is entitled to the privilege of legal advice?
Privilege extends to employees such as legal executives, trainee solicitors and paralegals provided that they are supervised by qualified lawyers. Privilege will also extend to the advice given by foreign lawyers, provided they are acting in their professional capacity in connection with the provision of legal advice.
What kind of lawyer do I need for legal aid?
Find a Lawyer and Affordable Legal Aid. Individual lawyers (also called attorneys) are experts in different areas of the law. Some attorneys specialize in a certain field of law, such as business, civil, criminal, or juvenile law.
When does a lawyer need to provide law related services?
See, e.g., Rule 8.4.  When law-related services are provided by a lawyer under circumstances that are not distinct from the lawyer’s provision of legal services to clients, the lawyer in providing the law-related services must adhere to the requirements of the Rules of Professional Conduct as provided in paragraph (a) (1).
Can a lawyer assist me with my power of attorney?
It just needs to be signed and witnessed. Whilst you do not need to have a lawyer draft your Power of Attorney, a lawyer can assist you in ensuring it is drafted correctly, and registered with the right process. Please note that LegalVision is a commercial law firm and cannot assist with these matters.
Where can you find free legal advice?
Free legal advice may be available over the telephone by calling services staffed by attorneys. Many lawyers will offer free consultations to advise clients on the basics of a claim. Lawyers may post advice online for common legal issues.
What is an attorney advisor?
Typically, legal advisors are lawyers specialized in a specific field of the law and are employed to prevent their clients from any legal implications or consequences.
Should you retain a lawyer?
The simple answer is that you should retain a lawyer that specializes in employment law as soon as you realize that you may have an issue relating to your employment (or your employee, if you are an employer). We understand that it can be scary to consider retaining a lawyer, and you may be concerned about the potential cost.