Trans and Gender Diverse Legal Service

Trans and Gender Diverse Legal Service


A partnership between Inner City Legal Centre and Dentons

Inner City Legal Centre, in partnership with Dentons, offer the  Trans and Gender Diverse Legal Service for transgender and gender diverse people experiencing legal problems. This service will take place one day per week, including an appointment-based legal clinic every second Monday from 2-8pm at Inner City Legal Centre in Kings Cross.

Services provided:

  • Legal advice by phone or face-to-face
  • Legal representation and casework
  • Assistance with form filling
  • Court support
  • Client advocacy including letter writing and accompanying to relevant meetings
  • Law reform
  • Relevant information and referrals

Legal matters covered by the service:

  • Discrimination
  • Special Medical Procedure applications to the Family Court
  • Assistance with drafting wills, power of attorney, enduring guardianship
  • Divorce, separation and parenting
  • Name and gender change advice/services
  • Criminal and AVO advice representation for especially vulnerable transgender clients on a low income

Law Reform

The Transgender Legal Service will progress law reform projects to address relevant areas of the law and public policy. For example, this may include addressing the current process for changing birth details on identification documents in NSW.

To make an appointment:

To access the Trans and Gender Diverse Legal Service clients will need to call 9332 1966 and specify that they would like an appointment with the Trans and Gender Diverse Legal Service.