Legal Advice Clinic
The University's on-campus Legal Advice Clinic is a free public drop-in service, staffed by law students working under the supervision of practicing solicitors. Find out more in the Legal Advice Clinic flyer (PDF File 1,170 KB).
Based in dedicated and refurbished premises at Clarence Centre, the Clinic provides:
- basic information on any topic
- generalist advice in social welfare law matters (except immigration)
- specialist legal advice in family and housing at Thursday evening sessions (accessible via an initial assessment at our daytime drop-in)
* Change to advice session time on Wednesday 25 April 2018:
Please note that on Wednesday 25 April, for one week only, the afternoon session will start at 1pm not 3pm. This means that on Wednesday 25 April, there will be two sessions: 10am to 12 noon and 1pm to 3pm. There will not be an afternoon session from 3pm to 5pm.
- Tuesday 30 January 2018 - Friday 23 March 2018
- Tuesday 16 April 2018 - Friday 11 May 2018
|Tuesday||10am to 12pm|
|Wednesday||10am to 12pm and 3-5pm|
|Friday||10am to 12pm|
We cannot guarantee to see everyone; please arrive early to avoid disappointment.
Our drop-in appointments last up to 45 minutes. If your enquiry is too complicated for us to deal with in that time, we will try to direct you to an appropriate local service.
We are unable to provide advice by phone or email.
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Highly commended for Best Contribution by a Law SchoolLawWorks and Attorney General's Student Pro Bono Awards
Supervised by leading solicitors
The Clinic's main staff have decades of experience between them of working as solicitors and advocates in private practice, law centres and advice services.
The LSBU Legal Advice Clinic is a member of LawWorks and Southwark Legal Advice Network.
Take a virtual tour of the Legal Advice Clinic.
Clarence Centre for Enterprise and Innovation
126 London Road
Phone number: 020 7815 5450
Email address: email@example.com
If you are a representative of a local legal firm and would like more information about the Clinic, email Catherine Evans, Director of the Legal Advice Clinic.
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