Local libraries will often have directories of solicitors.
Citizens Advice offers free, independent and confidential advice on legal issues online, by phone and in centres across the UK.
Law Centres offer free, independent legal advice within their local communities. Law Centres tend to specialise in social welfare law, but may also cover other areas of work. The Law Centres Network website provides an online search facility.
Pro bono legal help
Pro bono legal help is voluntary advice and representation. It is often free of charge for those unable to pay and who are ineligible for legal aid. Organisations which provide this include:
LawWorks, the solicitors’ pro bono organisation. It connects people in need of legal advice and assistance with the skills and expertise of lawyers.