High quality free legal advice – housing & homelessness – benefits problems & appeals – debt matters – immigration & asylum – employment & discrimination

Telephone adviceline: 020 8985 8364

10am – 1pm – Mondays & Wednesdays 

Drop in appointments

3.30pm – every Monday – Housing Law Pop-Up service for Hackney residents only at Hackney Central Library  (1 Reading Lane E8 1GQ) – see a qualified legal advisor in person – no appointment necessary – just turn up! 

6pm- 8pm pre-booked appointments on Tuesdays – Dalston Pop-Up Debt & Consumer Law advice service at Dalston C.L.R James Library (Dalston Square, Dalston, E8 3BQ)(Hackney residents only(to access the service you must firstly call 020 7633 4531, leave your name and contact telephone number, and someone will call you back)

10.30am – every other Wednesday – employment drop-in (first-come, first-served) (you can also call BPP Law School”s telephone adviceline everyday on 020 7633 4534

It is essential that if you have an appointment at the Law Centre that you bring in proof of your income. This can include a letter showing you receive income support/JSA or wage slips. It is important that the proof of income is within one month of the date of your appointment.

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  • HCLC is saying au revoir (but not goodbye) to our wonderful Senior Housing Solicitor Wendy Pettifer (pictured right) who is retiring from HCLC. Wendy, a local Hackney resident since 1970, joined […]

    Wendy Pettifer retires from HCLC

    HCLC is saying au revoir (but not goodbye) to our wonderful Senior Housing Solicitor Wendy Pettifer (pictured right) who is retiring from HCLC. Wendy, a local Hackney resident since 1970, joined […]

  • On Monday May 16th 2016, Hackney Community Law Centre will be participating in the 2016 London Legal Walk organised by the London Legal Support Trust.  This will be the walk’s 12th anniversary. […]

    London Legal Walk 2016

    On Monday May 16th 2016, Hackney Community Law Centre will be participating in the 2016 London Legal Walk organised by the London Legal Support Trust.  This will be the walk’s 12th anniversary. […]

  • We are delighted to report that HCLC has passed our most recent formal audit with flying colours. The audit was conducted by Lexcel England and Wales who carry out assessments for […]

    HCLC passes Lexcel audit with flying colours!

    We are delighted to report that HCLC has passed our most recent formal audit with flying colours. The audit was conducted by Lexcel England and Wales who carry out assessments for […]