What we do
The Law Centre provides free legal advice and assistance. Our services are available to those that live, work or study in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. We also have a range of legal advice and representation services for people living in other London Boroughs.
We have a specific commitment to people on a low income and to assist
in those areas of law where no Legal
Help is available.
An important community resource
The Law Centre is an important focus for community issues. Wherever
possible we try to help groups in the area who need training, advice
or campaign work around legal issues.
Tower Hamlets Community Advice Network
We are members of Tower Hamlets Community Advice Network (THCAN) along
with the local Citizens Advice Bureau, the Limehouse Project and Island
Advice. THCAN exists to streamline advice services
for our clients, providing a more integrated referral procedure for
clients requiring representation or for those with several problems
across different areas of law.
How we give advice
We offer daytime appointments for advice in the areas of Housing, Asylum and Immigration, Welfare Benefits and Education Law.
The centre also runs an evening advice session each Monday
evening, which alternates forntightly between Housing advice and
General / Employment advice.
For full service information see the
quick links to each area of law at the top of the page.
2011 Annual Review
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Justice For All Campaign launch and lobby of parliament
Law Centre solicitor wins legal aid 'Oscar'
New funding for immigration advice to Domestic Violence sufferers announced
The Value of Law Centres
Watch two short animations by the Law Centres Federation