Practical Legal Training & GDLP

Women’s Legal Service (SA) provides the opportunity for legal students to gain experience through a Practical Legal Training or GDLP placement. 


Each year we offer 4 to 6 students the opportunity to be exposed to the day to day workings of a community legal centre in a fast-paced environment. Tasks may include:

• Drafting legal documents;
• Drafting client correspondence and managing files;
• Conducting legal research of legislation, commentary and legal precedents in support of client matters;
• Lodging court documents on the Commonwealth Court Portal.

How do I apply?


We encourage you to register your interest by emailing a cover letter and your CV to with your dates and timeframe.

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Legal Information Line

Our Legal Information Line operates Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday:

10am – 4pm

Phone: 08 8231 8929

Free Call: 1800 816 349

Outside of these times you can leave a message with your name and contact number.


Alternatively, you can email any queries to

We will contact you back as soon as practical.

Contact Us

Head Office:

Level 7/45 Grenfell Street

Adelaide SA 5000

Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm

Postal Address:

PO Box 262 Rundle Mall

Adelaide SA 5000 

Satellite Office:


40 Beach Road

Christies Beach SA 5165

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