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Commencement of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA)

Commencement of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA)

The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) has officially started receiving complaints. From 1 November 2018, AFCA will provide free, fast and binding dispute resolution to […]

Gemma Mitchell – Managing Solicitor

Gemma Mitchell – Managing Solicitor

Gemma is the Managing Solicitor at CCLSWA. In 2007, Gemma migrated from England to study law at the University of Notre Dame in Fremantle, where […]

Allison Sampson – Office Manager

Allison Sampson – Office Manager

Graduating in the UK with a combined Human Resources and Psychology degree, Allison has worked in Community Development for over ten years. Migrating to Australia […]

Faith Cheok – Senior Solicitor of Policy and Law Reform

Faith Cheok – Senior Solicitor of Policy and Law Reform

Faith went to law school in Singapore, at the National University of Singapore. Since her admission in 1990, Faith has worked in a variety of […]

Roberta Grealish – Senior Solicitor

Roberta Grealish – Senior Solicitor

Roberta is a senior solicitor at CCLSWA. Roberta attended the National University of Ireland, Galway and graduated in 1999 with a B.Comm (Honours) degree and […]

Prachi Aggarwal – Solicitor

Prachi Aggarwal – Solicitor

Prachi joined CCLSWA as a solicitor in April 2016. Before joining CCLSWA, Prachi worked as a solicitor in a large corporate law firm in Perth, […]

Georgina Molloy – Solicitor

Georgina Molloy – Solicitor

Georgina is a solicitor at CCLSWA. Georgina graduated with a combined degree of Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Arts from The University of Melbourne in […]

Linda Thipthorp – Solicitor

Linda Thipthorp – Solicitor

Linda is a solicitor at CCLSWA. Linda graduated with a Bachelor of Laws and Arts from the University of Western Australia in 1998 and was […]

Sara Pearson – Solicitor

Sara Pearson – Solicitor

Sara is a solicitor at CCLSWA.  Sara attended the University of Western Australia and graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of […]

David Ryan – Solicitor

David Ryan – Solicitor

David is a solicitor at CCLSWA. He started as a paralegal in August 2018 and was admitted to the Supreme Court of Western Australia in […]

Georgia Turco – Paralegal

Georgia Turco – Paralegal

Georgia is a paralegal at CCLSWA. She started as a volunteer in October 2017 and then completed her Practical Legal Training in 2018. Georgia attended […]

Andrew Shinnick – Legal Admin Assistant

Andrew Shinnick – Legal Admin Assistant

  Andrew started as a volunteer at CCLS(WA) in April 2016 and assumed the role of Legal Admin Assistant in October 2017.  Andrew is currently […]

Joint Consumer Submission to the AG’s Department Review of Financial Hardship Arrangements

Joint Consumer Submission to the AG’s Department Review of Financial Hardship Arrangements

CCLSWA is pleased to have contributed to a joint submission coordinated by the Financial Rights Legal Centre to the Attorney-General’s Department Review of Financial Hardship […]

Organisations we deal with that can also help you

We will do everything in our capacity to help you resolve your dispute. On some occasions, we may need to refer you to OR work in conjunction with some of the following allied organisations to get the best result.

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(08) 9221 7066

cclswa@cclswa.org.au

Lvl 1, 231 Adelaide Terrace
Perth WA 6000


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Inspire Growth

CCLSWA offers interactive workshops to community legal centres, financial counsellors, community groups, and community worker organisations in Western Australia. These workshops discuss important topics associated […] read more...

Radio Show: Heritage FM

CCLSWA’s principal solicitor, Faith Cheok, is a regular guest on the James Wray Show broadcast on the Perth based radio station Heritage FM 107.3.

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