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 1,325 KB).
Based in dedicated and refurbished premises at Clarence Centre, the Clinic provides:
- basic information on any topic
- generalist advice in any social welfare law matter (except immigration) including family, housing, employment, welfare rights, consumer, small claims and disputed debts
- specialist legal advice in family and housing at Thursday evening sessions (accessible via an initial assessment at our daytime drop-in)
The Legal Advice Clinic is open from:
- 25 September 2018 to 14 December 2018
- 29 January 2019 to 5 April 2019
- 30 April 2019 to 10 May 2019
Our drop-in sessions are on:
- Tuesdays from 10am to 12pm
- Wednesdays from 10am to 12pm
- Wednesdays from 3pm to 5pm
- Fridays from 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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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