The following links will provide you with help and information on:

Accessing free legal advice from trained professionals
Help from charity based legal companies
Legal factsheets, phone and written advice all related to legal issues

directs you to the most up to date help and support

Civil legal advice Gov UK

Last Updated 26th October 2018

You might be able to get free and confidential advice from Civil Legal Advice (CLA) as part of legal aid

You can only check for non-criminal (‘civil’) cases

If you’ve been charged with a crime, ask your solicitor or barrister if you’re able to get criminal legal aid

Click here to visit Gov.UK – Civil legal advice

Click here to find out if your entitled to legal aid


Free legal advice for the public The University of Law

Last Updated 26th October 2018

As part of our training programme for the lawyers of the future

The University of Law pro bono programme provides free legal advice to members of the public

All our advisers are postgraduate students who are training to become solicitors or barristers

They are supervised by experienced lawyers

Click here to visit The University of Law – Free legal advice


Disability legal advice Disability Law Service

Last Updated 26th October 2018

Our mission is to provide information, advice and assistance to those with disabilities and their carers

We are a charity and rely upon donations and the limited funding that we receive from third parties

DLS provides free advice via information, factsheets, training courses and telephone and written advice

Click here to visit Disability Law Service – Disability legal advice

Telephone:  0207 791 9800


Do you need help? The Bar Pro Bono Unit

Last Updated 26th October 2018

A national charity that makes it possible for barristers to make significant contribution to the community

Whether you require the help of a barrister, or you need to understand the application process

We have all the answers to your questions here

Click here to visit The Bar Pro Bono Unit – Do you need help?


Minimal fuss legal answers Ask a Lawyer

Last Updated 26th October 2018

All people at some point in their lives need legal advice

But it shouldn’t always be necessary for people to instruct a law firm to get that advice has been set up to answer your legal questions with minimal fuss

Click here to visit Ask A Lawyer – Minimal fuss legal answers