Finding free legal advice
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Advicenow have an extensive help directory available on their website. Please refer to this for a comprehensive list of available services.
Advice & Law Centres
To find the nearest AdviceUK Member
To find the nearest local Citizens Advice
To find the nearest Law Centre
To find the nearest legal advice clinic in the LawWorks Clinics Network
To find a legal adviser in England & Wales
To find a legal adviser in Scotland
To find a legal adviser in Northern Ireland
BPP runs employment law advice lines in the following locations:
- London 022 7633 4534
- Leeds 0113 386 8296
- Manchester 0161 235 7178
Housing and Domestic Violence
Shelter - to find your local advice centre (plus emergency telephone advice about homelessness: 0808 800 4444
Women’s Aid - free, 24hr, national domestic violence helpline: 0808 2000 247
LEASE offers advice to residential leaseholders.
Human rights & Discrimination
Liberty provides advice to members of the public on human rights issues via a telephone Advice Line: 0845 123 2307 or 020 3145 0461. Open: Monday 6.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m., Wednesday 12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m, Thursday 6.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.
Equality and Advisory Support Service - provides information on discrimination and human rights: 0808 8000082
Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) - Online and over the phone: 0800 917 9397 or 01304 242755
Asylum Aid - Free one-off advice to individual asylum seekers: 020 7354 9264 (Tues 1-4pm)
Mind - Online information and some legal advice and support by telephone: 0300 466 6463