Legal Service

Important notice for all postgrads:
SUPRA’s drop-in times are now 1-3pm

Our Legal drop-in is 1-3pm every Thursday.

Our Student Advice and Advocacy drop-in is 1-3pm every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday.

About our Legal Service

Redfern Legal Centre has a SUPRA funded branch office on campus with a solicitor available to provide free legal advice, representation in court, and a referral service to postgraduate students who are SUPRA members.

Our solicitor can assist you with a wide range of legal issues including:

  • Administrative law (government etc)
  • Consumer complaints
  • Intellectual property
  • Court action against the University
  • Credit and debt
  • Criminal law
  • Discrimination and harassment
  • Domestic violence
  • Employment law
  • Family law (advice only)
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Tenancy law
  • University complaints
  • Victims compensation
  • Other general complaints

Note: Our solicitor cannot give advice on immigration law but can refer students to contact points.

How to Contact Our Solicitor

Our solicitor is based at the SUPRA offices on Camperdown/Darlington campus, though they are also able to assist SUPRA members who study on other campuses or are otherwise remotely located. There are a range of ways you can contact our solicitor:

Drop-in: Legal Service drop-in time is from 1-3pm on Thursdays. Please arrive no later than 2:30pm. 

The easiest way to access SUPRA’s Legal Service is to come to the SUPRA offices during the drop-in time when you are able to see the solicitor without making an appointment. Students are seen by the solicitor in the order they arrive, so you may have a short wait.

The SUPRA offices are on Level 2 of the Holme Building, Camperdown campus. To get to the SUPRA offices you can enter the Holme Building via Science Rd, head through the Holme Courtyard and take the lift (next to the Courtyard Restaurant and Bar) down to Level 2. The location of the Holme Building (A09) is shown on this map of campus.

Email: Send an email to which will be forwarded to the solicitor. If possible, please include a telephone contact number in your email so we can get back to you. Always send us as much detail as you can when sending an enquiry.

Telephone: Call the office on (02) 9351 3715. If you are in Australia but outside the Sydney metropolitan area, call our toll free number: 1800 249 950. The receptionist can then arrange an appointment or take a message for the solicitor to get in touch with you.

In writing: Send a fax to (02) 9351 6400 or post your letter to

Level 2, Holme Building (A09)
The University of Sydney NSW 2006

Complete the web form: Fill out the contact form to send the solicitor an email from this website. Be sure to include your telephone number or email address so that the solicitor can contact you back.