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University House Legal Advice Centre


Service Description

University House – Legal Advice Centre is one of the oldest legal advice agencies in London and was the first one to be established in Bethnal Green.
It was founded in 1941 under the umbrella of the University Settlement in London’s East End.

Today the Centre, based in Roman Road, is contacted by up to 5,000 people each year. The diversity of the clients seen reflects the profile of the diverse community in which the Centre operates. Help provided ranges from writing letters to arranging representation.

We are affiliated to Advice (UK), hold the Specialist Quality Mark, OISC – Level 3 and FCA registered.

Additional Information

Additional Information

The advice provided is online, by telephone, during drop-in sessions* and through an appointments system. We also operate a number of outreach projects.

The main legal problems addressed include those relating to:
• Employment
• Housing
• Family
• Education
• Welfare benefits
• Debt
• Consumer issues
The best way to contact us is via our online contract form
*Drop-in sessions are currently suspended due to Covid-19

Office opening hours:
9 - 5 Monday - Friday

Suitable for ages

Age of Users
From 16 To 99



Questions & Answers

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Further Information

Provider Type
Money & Welfare Advice
Delivery Channels
E-Mail In Person Telephone Web Site Office / Premises
Referral Criteria
None (Self-referral)