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104 Roman Road
E2 0RN

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‏Oxford House, Derbyshire Street
E2 6HG

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020 3606 0372
020 8980 4205

Legal Advice Centre

Legal Advice Centre (University House) is one of the oldest legal advice agencies in London, founded in 1941, and was the first one to be established in Bethnal Green. The Centre provides a free and independent legal advice service to people who live or work in England and Wales.

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Housing - Legal Aid

We can provide housing advice on some issues under Legal Aid funding. If you are not eligible for Legal Aid, we may still be able to provide limited housing advice.

Welfare Benefit Appeals

We can take referrals for hearings throughout London for representation. We are not limited to our normal catchment area for these cases and welcome any clients or organisations who need assistance for First Tier Tribunal cases.

Legal Expenses Insurance

We can support clients to use their Legal Expenses Insurance; such as to fund their employment tribunal or education law claims.

Webcam advice

With the introduction of our remote access case-management system and webcams, we are now able to assist lawyers to take part in our work from the comfort of their own desks, whilst we sit with the client in our office in Bethnal Green. We are also using this package to develop our outreach projects.

Specialist Employment Advice

We have specialist employment advisers available by appointment.

Family Clinic

It is weekly clinic with a focus on domestic violence. The clinic is a collaboration between ourselves and six international law firms

Need advice?

If you want advice either come to our drop-in sessions, or use our contact form

Latest news

Keep updated with the latest from Legal Advice Centre

By 14th May 2020

Coronavirus Update

We are now doing telephone and webcam advice every week by pre-booked appointments only and we will continue to do this until we and the voluntee

By 30th April 2020

Family Law Advice During COVID-19

Do you still need Family Law advice during COVID-19? We're still open during COVID-19 to help you. We're still available to advise you while