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Our services

We provide free or low cost consultations across a broad range of legal issues. These include employment rights, business law, housing, property and environmental law, welfare rights and tribunal and court representation. Contact us with your enquiry today.

How we can help you

Our range of services include:

  • employment rights
  • business law
  • housing, property and environmental law
  • debt and welfare rights
  • tribunal and court representation

Business and Enterprise Law Service

As part of our Business and Enterprise Law Service, we also offer low-cost legal assistance on a range of business issues, including:

  • preparing terms and conditions
  • drafting leases.

We also provide an environmental law service, which assists individuals and community groups in environmental law cases. We offer this in conjunction with the Environmental Law Foundation and local law firms.

Free Representation Unit

The Centre runs in conjunction with the Free Representation Unit (FRU). Students represent clients at employment and social security tribunals, with supervision from our staff.

Drop-in clinics

We run regular drop-in clinics covering the following legal issues:

  • intellectual property for designers / inventors / makers
  • employment law
  • commercial
  • housing / property

The Legal Advice Centre has recovered over £3 Million for its clients.


These resources describe the law in general terms. They are not intended to provide legal advice on specific situations and should not be relied upon as a source of legal advice.

Download our free legal resources and look at the links to other useful sites.

The Nottingham Intellectual Property Guide for Creatives

This resource has been compiled to help students, graduate businesses and other creative practitioners understand the fundamentals of intellectual property and apply them to their own businesses.

Degree shows and displaying your creative work

This intellectual property notebook, created for art and design students, outlines the key issues you should consider when developing, displaying and selling your creative work.

Useful links

qlegal: the small print for BIG IDEAS
Provides free legal advice and resources to tech start-ups and entrepreneurs.

The Free Representation Unit (FRU)
FRU is a London-based charity that provides legal advice and representation to clients in employment and social security tribunals and benefit appeals.

Nottingham Women’s Centre
Nottingham Women’s Centre offers women a safe and supportive environment to help them gain confidence and become more independent. The Centre organises training, counselling and activities to assist with the wellbeing of women across Nottinghamshire.

LawWorks is a charity working in England and Wales to connect volunteer lawyers with people in need of legal advice.

Advocate is a charity which finds free legal help from barristers.

Solicitors Regulation Authority
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) regulates solicitors in England and Wales.

Still need help?

Legal Advice Centre
+44 (0)115 848 4262