General Legal Advice Clinic

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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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The Great Legal Bake Sale 2017

Wednesday 22nd February saw the General Legal Advice Clinic (GLAC) students hold a Great Legal Bake sale at the John Pounds Centre. The bake sale was raising money for the Access to Justice Foundation, specifically the South West Legal Support Trust. The clinic frequently encounters clients who cannot afford a solicitor to

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How can I arrange contact with my child/grandchild?

Recently the clinic has seen a number of clients who have a problem in relation to family disputes but ‘What are my legal rights in regard to seeing my child/grandchild?’ In a situation where you are prevented from having access to a child, the first step we always suggest is

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Small claims clinic starting in February 2017!

From February 2017 we are pleased to announce that there will be a new clinic taking place alongside the existing general legal advice (GLA) provision. The Small Claims Clinic (SCC) will be piloted from Wednesday 8th February until Wednesday 15th March, and, if successful, will run on a full time

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The General Legal Advice clinic is now closed for the Christmas break. We will re-open as follows; Monday 9th January: Somerstown Central ( 10am-1pm) Wednesday 11th January: John Pounds Centre ( 10am – 4pm – note the newer opening time of 10am) Please contact us as follows in advance to

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