If you have a complaint about the conduct of your lawyer, about a bill you have received from your lawyer, or about the conduct of another lawyer, including an Independent Children’s Lawyer, you should contact the Law Society, Legal Services Commission or other relevant body in your State or Territory – see below for contact details.

In relation to complaints about Independent Children’s Lawyers, you may wish to also notify the relevant State or Territory legal aid body responsible for appointment of the Independent Children’s Lawyer in your matter.

It is advisable to first try and resolve any issues directly with the lawyer before making a formal complaint.

Australian Capital Territory
Level 3, 11 London Circuit
Canberra ACT 2601

Phone: 02 6247 5700
Fax: 02 6247 3754
Website:   www.actlawsociety.asn.au

New South Wales
Office of the Legal Services Commissioner
Level 9, 75 Castlereagh Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Phone: 02 9377 1800 or 1800 242 958
Fax: 02 9377 1888
Website:  www.lawlink.nsw.gov.au/olsc

Northern Territory
Law Society of the NT
PO Box 2388
Darwin NT 0801

Phone: 08 8981 5104
Fax: 08 8941 1623
Website:   lawsocietynt.asn.au

Queensland
Legal Services Commission
Level 25, 307 Queen Street
Brisbane Qld 4000

Phone: 07 3406 7737 or 1300 655 754
Fax: 07 3406 7749
Website:   www.lsc.qld.gov.au

South Australia 
Legal Profession Conduct Commissioner
Level 3, 33 Franklin Street
Adelaide SA 5000

Phone: 08 8212 7924 or 1800 337 570 (free call)
Fax: 08 8231 0747
Website:   www.lpcc.sa.gov.au

Tasmania 

Law Society of Tasmania
28 Murray Street
Hobart TAS 7000

Phone: 03 6234 4133
Fax: 03 6223 8240
Website:   www.taslawsociety.asn.au

Victoria 
Victorian Legal Services Board & Commissioner
Level 5, 555 Bourke Street
Melbourne 3000

Phone : 03 9679 8001
Fax: 03 9679 8101
Website:   www.Isbc.vic.gov.au

Western Australia
Legal Practitioners Complaints Committee
Level 2, 55 St George’s Terrace
Perth WA 6000

Phone: 08 9461 2299
Fax: 08 9461 2265
Website:  www.lpbwa.org.au