What is Legal Aid SA?

We provide professional legal advice and representation to those who can’t afford it

How can I get legal aid?

It is important that we make sure the people we help need our assistance the most

Do I qualify for legal aid?

We perform a Means Test to determine if you qualify for legal aid assistance

How can we help you?

Visit our Get Help section for more information on how we can help you

Selfhelp Portal

Visit our Selfhelp Portal for guides, information and advice on different legal matters

Media Centre

Our Media Centre contains media updates, press releases, speeches and publications

Work at Legal Aid SA

Visit our Career Portal to find out more about working at Legal Aid SA

Legal Aid SA Tenders

Vendor forms, supplier information and tender information is available in our Tenders section

African Network on Legal Aid

If you need more information on legal aid in Africa, visit this section

Lodge a Complaint

Unhappy with our service?
Lodge a complaint here

Find our Offices

View and find all our offices countrywide in
our Find Us section

Need Legal Advice?

Visit this section for our Advice Line information or to request our Advice team to contact you


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TUNE IN to Lotus FM (87.7-106.8 FM) TONIGHT from 7-9pm to hear High Court Unit Manager Pregasen Marimuthu from the Legal Aid SA Durban Local Office participating in a panel discussion on social justice #KnowYourRightsProudly #legalaidsa ... See MoreSee Less
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