- Criminal Law Panel
- Serious Criminal Law Panel
- Mental Health Advocacy Panel
- Domestic Violence Panel
ETB Legal can represent you in all matters for Criminal Law and Mental health Tribunal work.
Panel members MUST apply for a position on the panel. The process takes some months and Legal Aid NSW heavily scrutinise and rigorously test those persons who have applied for a position on each panel.
Panel members are only appointed if they successful demonstrate they have existing experience in the field and are able to represent clients with a grant of Legal aid. The rules for Gela aid grants are governed by Legal aid NSW.
Panel membership lasts for 5 years.
Services Provided by ETB Legal as Panel Panels members include representing you as a your lawyer subject to a Legal Aid grant of funds.
To apply for Legal Aid NSW:
- apply through ETB Legal
- apply directly to the Legal Aid NSW Commission. See http://www.legalaid.nsw.gov.au/get-legal-help/applying-for-legal-aid
- You will need to provide verification of Means and assets to qualify for Legal Aid unless you are in custody or are at a ‘special disadvantage’.
- Tests for seeking legal aid regularly change so it is best to consult the Legal aid webpage or contact your local Legal aid NSW office.
Locations for Legal aid offices include Sydney Metropolitan Sydney CBD (Haymarket), Bankstown, Sutherland, Burwood, Parramatta, Penrith, Fairfield. Legal aid have regional offices in Newcastle, Gosford, Dubbo, Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour and Lismore