The Law Society can give you details of solicitors. If you are worried you cannot afford a lawyer, you might find the Government legal aid calculator useful.
- England and Wales: 020 7242 1222. Find a solicitor online.
- Law Society of Scotland: 0131 226 7411. Find a solicitor online.
If you are on a low income or benefits, Civil Legal Advice can give you free legal advice on benefit appeals, debt, if your home is at risk, special educational needs, housing, discrimination issues, domestic violence, issues around children being taken into care. They mainly offer advice online, but you can also contact them by phone:
- 0845 345 4345 (Mon-Thurs, 9am-8pm; Sat, 9am-12.30pm)
Provides free initial advice from solicitors through clinics in locations across England and Wales, visit the website to find out where these are held.
Offers free legal representation, subject to a referral by a Citizens Advice Bureau, a law centre or an MP.