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Legal help

10 January 2024

Every now and then you might require legal advice and assistance. In New Zealand, all lawyers have to hold current practising certificates to be able to practise law. Depending on the nature of the matter, you can access different legal services. Find out about legal help at UC.

  • UC Law Clinic - free legal advice on campus
    Room 151A, Business and Law Building, University Drive
    Open on select Wednesdays. Email your preferred appointment day, time, contact details and a brief outline of what you are seeking advice on to
  • Community Law Canterbury
    198 Montreal Street, Christchurch Central
    Phone: +64 3 366 6870
    Legal information line 0508 226 529 (0508 CANLAW)

    Community Law Canterbury is a free law centre which can help with information by phone and email on most areas of law. It is operated by volunteer solicitors, senior law students and graduates, under the supervision of a solicitor. Legal advice can only be provided in person. To gain advice visit during one of the drop-in times listed on the Community Law website or make an appointment to visit one of the centres at Montreal Street or Shaw Ave, New Brighton.
  • Migrant and Ethnic Community Support Trust
    Christchurch Community House, 301 Tuam Street, Christchurch
    Phone: 0800 132 559

    Migrant and Ethnic Community support Trust is a non-profit charitable trust, that aims to achieve social, equity, inclusion and social cohesion by better economic integration of the migrant workers, refugees and people from the ethnic communities in the New Zealand society.
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