Free legal advice for victims of domestic abuse


University House Legal Advice Centre is one of the oldest legal advice agencies in London, founded in 1941. The Legal Advice Centre provides free specialist advice in family law clinics and in community settings, supporting vulnerable families at risk of severe financial hardship and domestic abuse.

They provide face to face advice, support, and casework with the following:

  • Welfare Benefit advice including benefit appeals (Employment and Support Allowance, Universal Credit, Personal Independence Payment), debt, housing, and employment.
  • Assist with preventing homelessness (there is a specialist in-house Housing team)
  • Domestic abuse issues including applying for non-molestation orders, occupation orders, child arrangement orders, divorce and separation, property adjustment orders and home rights.


The Legal Advice Centre provides outreach sessions in different settings within the community.

Please contact Shamsun Ali on 

Alternatively you can call our office on 020 3606 0372 

The Legal Advice Centre also have an online portal where referrals can be made from other agencies and this can be found on our website