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Legal Assistance for the community
The Bar Association has a scheme under which a person may obtain legal assistance from members of the Bar. It is called the Legal Assistance Referral Scheme (LARS).



About LARS
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How does it work?

spiral The LARS approach to facilitating legal assistance
The Legal Assistance Referral Scheme (LARS) tries to match
your request for legal assistance with a barrister or mediator
who may be able to give advice, appear for you or settle
your legal issue.

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We consider your application carefully before deciding
whether or not we can give you any legal assistance. There
are three steps in the process.Please read our brochure >>
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    What about the barrister's fees?
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picThe barrister & applicant are free to enter into a retainer and fee disclosure agreement directly (or with the applicant’s solicitor) which must comply with the Legal Profession Act.