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Legal Information and Referral Forum (LIRF)

Convenor

Law and Justice Foundation of NSW Grants & Legal Information Manager, Jane Kenny (8227 3210)

Terms of Reference

Aim

To improve the quality of information and referral for people with legal problems in New South Wales by:

  • drawing together and disseminating existing knowledge and experience
  • identifying common concerns and potential areas of cooperation

The Forum covers a range of issues identified by participants in relation to effective legal referral. Specific issues which may be addressed include:

  • referral competencies
  • referral practice and training
  • research into client pathways
  • improving knowledge of relevant services including databases
  • working together more effectively
  • pro bono referral
  • legal information.

Reports to NLAF

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