General Legal Advice Clinic

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Surfing in Rubbish

Here in Portsmouth Storm Eleanor caused minor damage to our coastal city; the occasional wheelie bin falling over and a few less leaves on the trees. But for our Cornish friends in the west Storm Eleanor highlighted the catastrophic damage human actions are causing to our planet. With wind speeds

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Supreme Court Rules Employment Tribunal Fees Unlawful

In July this year the UK Supreme Court ruled that employment tribunal fees interfered unjustifiably with the right of access to justice under both the common law and EU law, and discriminated unlawfully against women and other protected groups who typically brought “Type B” claims which attracted higher fees. In

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Clinic opening times from September 2017

The General Legal Advice Clinic is now closed until September We apologise for any inconvenience however the GLA clinic will re-open for weekly sessions from Monday 25th September 2017 Every Monday morning during term time: 10.00am – 12.00pm: Appointments only – housing advice only (John Pounds Centre) Every Monday afternoon

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Dog Owners – The laws you should be aware of

At the GLA clinic, our typical queries often relate to areas such as employment and housing. However every so often, we do receive more unusual queries. One of these more unusual queries that proved especially interesting related to the law surrounding dogs. This got us thinking, as a dog owner,

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GLA Clinic – summer opening.

Th clinic is currently closed for the Easter break but will be open to see clients again soon. The clinic will be operating out of the John Pounds Centre on Queen Street between 1pm and 4pm on Wednesday afternoons. The dates the GLA Clinic will be open are as follows;

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Mediation; An alternative to court

We often see clients here at the general legal advice clinic who are at the beginning of their legal journey, and are considering how best to progress their matter. One of the most common pieces of advice that we give is to try mediation, but what is it? Mediation is a

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