Victoria Legal Aid Handbook for Lawyers

22 – Allocation of work to lawyers and law firms


Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) has developed guidelines under the Legal Aid Act 1978External Link for allocating assisted matters among:

This section:

  • explains the allocation of work guidelines
  • discusses briefly VLA’s Section 29A Practitioner Panel and Section 30 Referral Panel
  • sets out the general terms of allocation of work of assisted matters
  • explains what happens if an assisted person wants a change of lawyer.

See also: Referral and practitioner panels


Reviewed 18 February 2022

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