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Free legal advice for the people of Fife
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Fully qualified solicitors who care

We listen and understand

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What We Do!

We are a team of solicitors who provide free legal advice and representation for the people in Fife who need it most. We can provide legal advice on a range of subjects. It really depends on what your problem is. If we are unable to help you, we will do our best to point you in the direction of someone who can. You can find out more about what we do by clicking on one of the buttons below. You can also contact us by phone, email or chat to us if we're online.

Legal Advice

Our experienced social welfare lawyers can help you with a wide range of legal issues. Read More.

Providing Information

If we can’t help you, we will do our best to arm you with information and point you in the right direction. Read More.

Referrals

If you need other types of support, we can refer you to other organisations so that you don’t have to work it out yourself. Read More.

Representation

We will guide you through legal processes and represent you at formal hearings in courts and tribunals. Read More.

Community

We run legal clinics across Fife and will do our best to meet you at a convenient place. Read More.

Working With Others

We are proud to work with other charities and organisations who may be able to help you. We are also grateful for the funding we receive which allows us to do this. Read More.

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Our Covid 19 Response

Following government guidance on the Coronavirus Pandemic, our office is closed and we are working from home.

As a result, we are no longer able to receive post. Please contact us by email: info@fifelawcentre.co.uk or phone: 01592-786710.

We’re a small team and due to our alternative working arrangements there may be a delay in our response times. We will respond to you as soon as possible.

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We are extremely grateful to these organisations for their support. Without their financial assistance, we would be unable to help the people of Fife.

During this time of Covid 19 we would particularly like to thank the Scottish Government for their support via the wellbeing fund.

Fife Council
Scottish Legal Aid Board
Access to Justice Foundation
Scottish Government Wellbeing Fund Managed by The Corra Foundation

How We Make A Difference

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Meet our team

Sam JohnstonActing Principal Solicitor
Sam undertook the accelerated law degree at Edinburgh University following a career in the financial services industry. He trained at a commercial firm before seeking a change in direction, working as a procurator fiscal and then in regulatory law before joining the law centre in 2019. Sam provides advice and representation on all matters relating to housing and benefits appeals.
Angela ClarkOffice and Administration Manager
Angela is responsible for managing the day-to-day administration and operations of the Law Centre. Her educational background includes an MBA gained through the Open University. She has worked in the private, public, and charity sectors in a range of professional services, commercial and operational roles.
Eilis QuinnSolicitor
Eilis joined the Law Centre in 2017 as a fully qualified solicitor after completing her traineeship in Criminal Defence at a local firm in Dundee. She studied law at the University of Dundee graduating in 2013 and completed her Diploma in Legal Practice the following year in 2014. Eilis works closely with victims of domestic and sexual abuse advising them on a wide range of legal issues. She also deals with all Criminal Injuries Compensation claims and provides representation at Children’s Hearings. In her spare time, Eilis is a busy mum and enjoys playing badminton.
Louise LaingSolicitor
Louise qualified as a solicitor in 2009 and worked in private practice prior to joining the Fife Law Centre in September 2020. She was also a volunteer legal adviser at Citizens Advice for a number of years. Louise advises clients on a range of issues, drawing on her experience and expertise in child and family law.

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Fife Law Centre serving the people of Fife since 2008

Latest blog posts

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What's different about us?

We’re Fife Law Centre [FLC], a charity, that has been providing legal advice and assistance, most of it on a free basis, for over 12 years. 

Open and Professional

We believe in providing support and help in a non-judgemental way through our professional, flexible, approach and listening to our contacts and clients with an open mind.

Qualified and Passionate
Accessible and Connected
Here For You

Keep in touch

If you are one of our clients, it is vital that you keep in touch with us. You must tell us about any change in your circumstances, including any new contact details. If you do not keep in touch with us, we may have to stop representing you. You can contact us by phone, email, online or using the form below. Remember that any information you give us will be confidential. We can only help you if you keep in touch with us.

Ore Valley Business Centre, 93 Main St, Lochgelly, Fife, KY5 9AF

Info@fifelawcentre.co.uk

01592 786710

Our Mission

We are passionate about supporting the people of Fife. We are a charity committed to providing legal services using a professional and innovative approach to enable clients to be heard and understood.

Get In Touch

Ore Valley Business Centre, 93 Main St Lochgelly, Fife, KY5 9AF

Call 01592 786710

  info@fifelawcentre.co.uk

 www.fifelawcentre.co.uk