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Bar Pro Bono Unit

Contact Details     Services Offered
       
Contact:
There is not a specific contact to ask for, but if you email they will be happy to put you in contact with the relevant volunteering schemes

Address: 289-293 High Holborn, London WC1V 7HZ DX 188 – Chancery Lane

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www.barprobono.org,uk
    Services:
The Bar Pro Bono Unit is a charity which helps find pro bono (free) legal assistance from volunteer barristers.  The Bar Pro Bono Unit is unable to assist where the client can obtain Legal Aid.  Clients or their advisers MUST find out whether public funding can be obtained before an application is made to the Unit. All legal areas.

BERAL (Birmingham Employment Rights Advice Line)

Contact Details     Services Offered
       
Contact:
Rebecca Parker, Pro Bono Co-ordinator
Tel: 01483 216055 
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Address: Legal Advice Centre, The College of Law, 133 Great Hampton Street, Birmingham B18 6AQ

https://www.law.ac.uk/about/legal-advice-for-the-public/       

    Services:
Free preliminary advice on employment law issues to employees.

Contact: All advice is given by telephone at weekly clinics on Wednesday evenings 6:00pm-8:00 pm throughout the year.

Advice is given by fully qualified specialist employment lawyers.

Birmingham FLAG (Free Legal Advice Group)

Contact Details     Services Offered
       
Contact:
Telephone number:  0121 415 8812

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http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/law/flag/index.asp
    Services:
Clients contact Birmingham FLAG by telephoning on 0121 415 8812 to make an appointment (Thursday evenings, term time 5:00-7:00pm) at: The Pro Bono Office, Room 123, First Floor, Birmingham Law School, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT.

Areas of law covered: Family and divorce law, wills and probate, employment, mental health and mental capacity issues, clinical negligence, bankruptcy and insolvency, civil litigation, contract law, company law, data protection, immigration and asylum, minor road traffic offences, landlord and tenant matters.

Birmingham Peoples Centre

Contact Details     Services Offered
       

Contact:
Trevor Allsopp, In-house Employment Solicitor

trevor(at)bhampc.co.uk
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Address: Gazette Buildings, 168 Corporation Street, Birmingham B4 6TF

www.bpcentre.org.uk

    Services:
They provide free employment rights advice in person, by phone and email. The Centre carries out casework and provides representation at the employment tribunal and disciplinary hearings. Further information about the Centre is available on their website. 

Opening times:
To arrange an appointment phone the Centre. Telephone advice and email advice is provided Monday to Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00pm.

Bradical

Contact Details     Services Offered
       
Contact:
Andrew Lee, Co-ordinator: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Address: 348 Soho Road, Handsworth, Birmingham B21 9QL

Tel: 0121 5230147 or 07932103798

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    Services:
They give employment advice, case management and representation based at the Sikh Community Centre in Handsworth and Birmingham CAB.

Opening Times: Appointment System with clinics at central CAB Wednesday 12:00-3:30pm and Sikh Community Centre on Soho Road Thursday 12:30pm-4:30pm. 

Birmingham University

Citizens Advice Bureau

Contact Details     Services Offered
       
Contact:


Address: Ground Floor, Gazette Buildings, 168 Corporation Street, Birmingham B4 6TF

Tel: 03444 77 1010

www.citizensadvice.org.uk

    Services: Provide advice on (Employment) Money advice, welfare benefits and general legal issues. Information helpline and face to face meetings.

Language support; French, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu.

Opening times:
Telephone session:
Mon–Fri 09:30am-4:30 pm

Appointments: Monday 9.30am – 7:00pm
Tuesday 9.30am – 7:00pm
Thursday 9.30am – 7:00pm

Coventry Law Centre

Contact Details     Services Offered
       
Contact: Sue Bent, Director

Tel: 0247 622 3053

Address: Oakwood House, St Patricks Road Entrance, Coventry, CV1 2HL

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    Services: Providing advice, advocacy and representation for individuals and communities, but do not act for landlords, companies or employers.
They specialise in Community Care, Discrimination, Employment, Family, Housing, Immigration and asylum, debt, public law and welfare benefits.

Opening times:
Mon-Thur: 9:00am-12:30pm and 1:30pm-5:00pm
Friday : 9.00am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4.00 pm

Appointments can be booked at reception or by phone. If problem is urgent – can be seen after deadlines are met. If non-urgent, may be 3 weeks wait for an appointment.

Legal Advice Centre

The University of Law

Legal Advice Centre
133 Great Hampton Street
Birmingham
B18 6AA

Website: 
http://www.law.ac.uk/about/legal-advice-for-the-public/

Email: 
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Opening Times

Weekly appointments system, subject to availability, during term time only

Area(s) of law: Consumer, Employment, Family

Other areas of law available

Who can access this clinic?

Members of the public based in the West Midlands who are available to attend an in-person meeting at the University's Birmingham campus.

This clinic offers the following service(s)

Written Advice, Initial Advice

You can access the service in the following way(s)

Appointment, Online

Summary of Service

Do you have a non-urgent legal problem on which you would like written advice? If so, our students may be able to help. From September to May the University's students offer free initial legal advice. All advice is given in writing usually following interview, under the strict supervision of qualified staff. Interviews are by prior appointment only and are subject to availability.

South Birmingham Young Homeless Project

Contact Details     Services Offered
       
Contact: Carol Cooke, Project Manager

Tel: 0121 453 0606/0121 453 5069

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Address: South Birmingham Young Homeless Project, The Depot, Belton Grove, Longbridge, Birmingham, B45 9PE.
    Services: Information and resource centre for young homeless people. Currently offers debt advice service, sexual health advice service for young people including free condoms and pregnancy testing for young people.

Offers a late night service up to 7:00pm on Wednesdays.

Opening times: Drop in or call to make appointments 0121 457 8736