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STUDENTS are offering legal advice at a regular free clinic.

Final year students at the University of Portsmouth are available every Monday from 10am to 1pm at the Somers Town Community Centre.

A session is also run at John Pounds Centre in Queen Street, every Wednesday afternoon from 10am to 12pm, and from 1pm to 4pm.

Emily Oldfield, from the clinic, said: ‘The matters we deal with vary anywhere between landlord and tenant disputes, wills and inheritance, family disputes, pensions and tax.

‘We take a friendly, relaxed approach in order to make our clients feel comfortable and at ease.

‘We have a brief chat with the client to find the diagnosis of their legal problem and then with the help of practicing solicitors we research the problem and then discuss the result with the client – allowing them time to ask questions in order for them to fully understand the advice we have given them.’

There is no need to book an appointment but they can be made by calling (023) 9284 4114 or 07802 378587. Alternatively, email advice@port.ac.uk.

People unable to go along or wanting discreet advice can email.