Victoria Legal Aid Handbook for Lawyers

If Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) refuses to make a grant of legal assistance to a person, then VLA will tell the person and their lawyer (if any, including a VLA in-house lawyer) of its decision in writing.

VLA will also tell the person and their lawyer (if any) of their right to request:

  • VLA to internally reconsider its decision
  • an independent review, if they are unhappy with the result of internal reconsideration.

See Reconsideration and review of decisions

Reviewed 21 February 2022

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