PIAC’s HPLS Solicitor and Solicitor Advocate provide legal services specifically for clients who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
The HPLS Solicitor Advocate, Jeremy Rea, is an accredited specialist in criminal law. He has considerable experience representing people who are homeless, people who have mental illness and those with drug/ or alcohol addiction. The Solicitor Advocate is just one way that HPLS seeks to provide an integrated response for homeless people facing a range of legal and non-legal problems.
The HPLS Solicitor, Tim Ngui, focuses on civil law and provides advice, representation and ongoing casework assistance to homeless clients experiencing a broad range of civil legal problems. Tim also assists the Managing Solicitor with the training, supervision and management of the HPLS pro bono practice.