MCLAS is a free legal advice service staffed by final year law students from the University of Adelaide. Qualified legal practitioners supervise the service and all advice provided by the service is checked by an experienced lawyer.
The service runs at the Adelaide Magistrates Court.
The MCLAS only deals with disputes that fall within the minor civil claims jurisdiction, being any civil dispute with a value of up to $12000.00The types of matters dealt with include: fencing disputes, building disputes, claims in negligence, contractual disputes, and other types of matters. The service does NOT deal with criminal matters, civil matters in excess of $12000.00 family law or personal injury claims.