The Mary Ward Legal Centre is a London-based charity that provides free legal advice, treatment procedures and representation to low-income people who otherwise would not be able to afford to enforce their statutory rights. To be eligible for the service, you must reside in the Borough of Camden and be eligible for legal assistance. Please use the legal aid calculator to check if you qualify. If you are eligible, you can then make an appointment on 020 7831 7079 Monday to Friday between 10:00 and 13:00 or attend the first-come, first-served walk-in session every Thursday between 10:00 and 12:00. This service is offered by volunteer consultants as part of our pro bono clinic. Currently, the service is only provided by telephone. Areas of law covered include: employment, housing, small claims, consumers, taxes and family. To learn more about these sessions, visit our pro bono tips page. The Mary Ward Legal Centre is located in our shared building at 10 Great Turnstile, London, WC1V 7JU. It helps people living in London access their legal rights by providing free, independent advice. Services focus on debt, employment, housing, benefits and general legal advice. Unfortunately, immigration, family law or criminal matters are not covered.

Instead, please try to find legal counsel. Our services are for low-income people, and most counselling services have specific eligibility criteria. To find out if you qualify, please click on the jurisdiction in which you need advice. If we are unable to help you, we will try to find other ways to help you or refer you to another agency. Our vision is a society in which everyone should have access to advice and representation in order to assert their legal rights. By providing free legal advice, we aim to fight poverty and deprivation by maximizing income, reducing debt, saving homes and improving overall well-being. The Law Centre aims to help low-income people and our areas of law are covered by different funders, so we have different access criteria. You must therefore be evaluated by our reception team to see if the problem for which you contact us is a problem for which we can offer you an appointment. If you are an employer or landlord, the Centre cannot advise you. The Mary Ward Legal Centre provides free, independent advice to people living and working in London to help them access their legal rights. We can provide advice and representation on a range of housing issues, including homelessness, appeals to district courts, property defence proceedings and eviction orders for private and public tenants. The Mary Ward Legal Centre offers weekly evening general legal counselling sessions for low-income and non-capital individuals.

Free 45-minute legal consultation sessions are facilitated by volunteer lawyers and are limited to the following areas of law: To learn more about or support legal services and the history of the Mary Ward Law Centre, you can: In addition to our case processing service, we also organize free consultation clinics with the support of volunteer lawyers, For people with problems outside of our traditional case work is included, including labor law, small claims, taxes, family law, consumer law and contract law. Due to budget cuts, it no longer supports employment cases. However, he may be able to give you advice during the weekly evening session. To find out if you are eligible for an evening consultation appointment, please call 0207831 7079 Monday to Friday between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. He provides specialized legal advice on social benefits, tax credits and problematic claims such as denial of benefits, appeals, sanctions, disability benefits and ESAs. However, it does not offer basic proficiency testing or forms for new applications. In addition to London`s debt-free services, they provide specialist advice on housing, benefits and debt. They also provide free legal advice through our pro bono clinic in the areas of employment, housing, small claims, consumers and family.

It provides advice on all matters of personal debt, regardless of the amount, as long as you study or work in the Greater London area. We can help you with rent and mortgage arrears, overpayments, bankruptcy and unpaid gas/electricity bills. The Mary Ward Legal Centre is a London-based charity that provides access to justice to low-income people who otherwise would not be able to afford to enforce their rights. Our vision is a society in which everyone should have access to advice and representation in order to assert their legal rights. Our work aims to combat poverty and disadvantage by maximizing incomes, reducing homelessness, improving housing conditions, reducing debt and fighting discrimination. We do this by employing lawyers and court clerks who provide free legal advice and representation in the areas of housing, debt and benefits. We employ lawyers and court clerks to provide expert legal advice and representation in the following areas of law: debt, housing and benefits. In addition to our case processing service, we also operate free counselling clinics with the support of volunteer lawyers for individuals with issues outside of our traditional treatment, including employment, small claims, tax, personal injury, consumer and contract law. We are also developing a public legal education program, currently financial performance workshops for users of local community organizations, to increase their financial literacy and reduce their debt. “Addressing these issues has improved my mental and physical health.

When I first spoke at the Mary Ward Legal Centre, I was given a heavy burden. They explained my rights to me and gave me a choice of how to deal with issues I hadn`t been told before. These sessions are by appointment only. Please call the reception team on 020 7831 7079 Monday to Friday between 10am and 1pm to have your case assessed and make an appointment. Nor will it provide advocacy or representation. To access this service, you can call the Debt Line directly on 020 7269 0292 Monday to Friday from 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 4pm.