What are Legal Consults

Legal consults are simply meetings, whether online, via phone, or in person, between you and a lawyer you may be looking to hire. It’ an avenue for you and your lawyer (or prospective lawyer) to discuss:

Are Legal Consults Paid, or Free?

It depends. Some consults are paid, some are free. What’s the difference? The difference lies in the nature of the consult.

1. If the nature of the consultation is to seek legal advice, it is always paid.
2. However, if the nature of the consultation is merely exploratory, then it could be free.

Seeking Legal Advice

Legal consults where your objective is to seek legal advice are always billed. This is because dispensing legal advice entails putting in hours to learn about the intricacies of your case, conducting legal research, and proposing solutions to your legal problems by way of legal advice.

Exploratory Talks

On the other hand, if the objective of the legal consult is to assess whether hiring the lawyer you’re consulting is the best course of action to resolve your matter, such consults are usually free. Note that these do not involve dispensing specific legal advice.

Construction Lawyer Melbourne: First Consult is Absolutely Free

At Construction Lawyer Melbourne, first consults are always 100% free. This is mutually beneficial as you can assess whether engaging our services is the right step for you, and we can determine and tell you right off the bat, if your case falls under our field of specialisation. 

During your first free consult with us, we will take a few minutes to interview you and:

Not that this consult falls under exploratory talks, hence precludes the dispensation of legal advice, pending formal engagement.

If you have any more queries or would like to know more, feel free to give us a call. After all, your first consult is free.