Local Advice

This page links members of the public to free legal advice services in or around South East London.  

University of Law London Legal Advice Centre

The London clinics provide free legal advice in the areas of: contract, corporate structure, data protection, family and intellectual property.

United Legal Access

This organisation provides Windrush compensation support. email [email protected] to book an appointment.


Advocate helps to find free legal assistance from volunteer barristers.

Free Representation Unit (FRU)

Individuals can self-refer short employment tribunal cases to FRU.

FRU also accepts referrals via local referral agencies for employment tribunals, benefit appeals and criminal injury compensation cases.


Individuals can self-refer to LawWorks’ Welfare Benefits Appeal Project for tribunal representation.

LawWorks also accepts referrals via local referral agencies for benefit appeals and employment tribunals.

Separately, LawWorks facilitates legal advice to small charities and not-for-profits. Visit for further details.

Support Through Court

Support Through Court helps people who face court alone so that they can represent themselves to the best of their abilities.