Bond Law Clinic

About the Bond Law Clinic

Staffed by Bond law students supervised by local legal practitioners, the Bond Law Clinic provides free legal assistance to members of the public.

Objectives of the Clinic

  • To offer free legal advice as a community service initiative;
  • To provide Bond law students with an opportunity to gain practical experience in a controlled and supportive environment under the supervision of legal practitioners and to prepare them for practice;
  • To provide local legal practitioners with an opportunity to engage in pro bono service.

Winner of two Bond University Student Association Awards for 2013: Best Social Justice Initiative and The Bonnie Whitehead Social Justice Award

Our legal services

The Bond Law Clinic is presently operating as a small business legal advice clinic.

Free legal advice is available to:

  • Members of the public thinking about starting a small business
  • Small business owners
  • Registered not-for-profit (NFP) organisations

NB. A ‘small business’ is any business with fewer than 20 employees (or fewer than 100 employees in the case of manufacturers).

The Bond Law Clinic provides advice about the following legal issues:

  • Business structures
  • Intellectual property, e.g. trademarks and copyright
  • Consumer protection and competition regulation
  • Human resource management and industrial relations
  • Disputes, Contracts, Franchising, Leasing, Debt recovery and Licensing

The Bond Law Clinic does not have the capacity to formally represent clients in legal disputes, but can provide advice about the options available to clients involved in legal disputes.

Appointments

The Clinic is currently closed.  Appointments will re-open from 15 May 2017 for the next series of clinics commencing Wednesday, 7 June 2017.

To book an appointment please email the Clinic at bondlawclinic@bond.edu.au or call +61 7 5595 1070.

Clients unable to attend a face to face consultation at the Bond Law Clinic are welcome to submit an email enquiry. The response will be by a Bond law student under the supervision of a legal practitioner. Please email your enquiry to bondlawclinic@bond.edu.au