We offer free confidential legal advice via our AdviceLine.
We can offer face-to-face advice by appointment and detailed casework including representation for clients who are eligible for Legal Aid. We can help you find out if you are eligible.
Representation at Court
We also provide the Duty Solicitor scheme in the County Court. This service is there for people who do not already have a solicitor and face losing their home through court possession proceedings.
Housing Duty Solicitor days are:
- Every Monday morning
- First Tuesday of the month afternoon
- Third Wednesday of the month afternoon
What we do
We advise on:
- Rent/mortgage arrears
- Homelessness or becoming homeless
- Notice to quit issues
- Eviction/repossession including illegal evictions
- Harassment from landlords
- Discrimination by a landlord or housing provider
- Serious disrepair (where disrepair is causing serious risk of harm to you or your family)
We offer specialist housing law advice through full casework and representation for some of these areas of housing law. We can give general advice on landlord and tenant issues on the telephone AdviceLine.
What we don't do
We don't give advice:
- To landlords.
- To tenants of business premises.
- On boundary disputes.
- On disputes between neighbours.
- About conveyancing (legal procedure for buying and selling houses)
- About Anti-Social Behaviour Orders
- Transfers and Allocations
- Deposits and Bonds
What to do next
The team has over 50 accumulated years of experience of specialising in housing and homelessness law. For free legal advice, contact the Law Centre on our AdviceLine.
The AdviceLine opening hours:
- Tuesday 10:30-12:30
- Thursday 10:30-12:30
The AdviceLine during these times is for Care or Housing related matters.