Services for Individuals
We offer free initial consultations on a range of legal issues for individuals and communities.
We offer free initial consultations on a range of legal issues including:
The areas of law we can cover are:
We provide one-off advice for clients as follows:
- Written letter of advice
- Over the phone advice
- Drop-in advice at NLS Legal
We represent clients in the Employment and Social Security Tribunals. We also provide representation in the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal, Family Court and in the County Court (for both civil disputes and housing matters).
We provide outreach services at Nethfields St George's Community Centre and Nottingham Women's Centre.
We provide a drop-in service to:
- Meet for up to 30 minutes to discuss your legal query;
- Update you on whether we can provide assistance or not; and if appropriate
- Carry out research, prepare advice plan and provide you with advice under supervision of the relevant supervisor.
Most cases will be dealt with within a 3 week time period.
Please contact us or the relevant centre for the relevant dates and times.
Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
We are able to offer free advice to the parents/guardians of children with Educational Health and Care Plans (EHCPs), and young people with EHCPs. In some circumstances we may also be able to represent in appeals to the First-tier Tribunal (Special Educational Needs and Disability).
We are now assisting with Victims Right to Review applications (assisting victims of crime to request a review of their case by the police or Crown Prosecution Service in the event the suspect is not charged) and also applications by victims to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority.