What We Do

Legal Clinics – Free Legal Advice

[Announcement: Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, we will be suspending all SCWO legal clinics until further notice. This is done in the best interests of our staff, clients and volunteers’ welfare. We apologize for any inconvenience caused and seek your understanding in the matter.]

For more information and/or appointment,
call 6571 0185   or
email to msc@scwo.org.sg

Civil Law Legal Clinic

Frequency: 1st & 3rd Monday of the month
Time: from 6.30pm to 8.30pm
By: Volunteer lawyers from the Singapore Association of Women Lawyers (SAWL).

Muslim Law Legal Clinic

Frequency: 3rd Monday of the month
Time: from 6.30pm to 8.30pm
By: Volunteer lawyers from the Law Society of Singapore’s Muslim Law Practice Committee,

(Please note that a means test applies)

For more information and/or registration, please contact 6571 0185


Terms and Conditions

  • Our volunteer lawyers can only provide general guidance on the query.
  • Each consultation is limited to 20 minutes.
  • Our volunteer lawyers cannot and will not represent or act on Applicant’s behalf outside of the legal clinic.
  • SCWO has the right to refuse, cancel or suspend our services to the Applicant at our sole discretion at any time.
  • All cases are kept strictly confidential.

For other available Legal Clinics in the community, please click here.


Frequently Asked Questions

What must I bring?
Your identity card and all documents relevant to your matter or case.

Do I have to pay?
No, the legal clinic is free.

Can I change my appointment?
Yes, but you must inform the SCWO office at least 3 working days before the date of the appointment to make the change. If you miss the appointment, re-registration for another appointment is at the discretion of the office.

How do I prepare for my appointment?
The lawyer and staff at the Clinic may not speak your language. If you wish to communicate in another language other than English, we strongly recommend that you bring along someone who can interpret for you in English.


Note: We do not handle legal issues based on business / corporate / investment matters.

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