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Rights and citizenship

You might be interested in the following rights and citizenship information

Citizens Advice Liverpool

Free, confidential, impartial and independent advice and information on a wide range of subjects. You can get advice on the phone or face to face.

Liverpool-Nationality checking service

The nationality checking service is available for customers who are submitting paper British citizenship applications to the Home Office. If you’re making your application online, read the information on the nationality document return service. As a participating local authority we can check your application form, photocopy and return your supporting documents, ensure you have enclosed the correct fee, and securely send them to the Home Office.

Liverpool Trading Standards

Documents and leaflets available from the Trading Standards Institute, which are designed to help businesses comply with the law.

Rights of Women (ROW): Legal Helplines

Free legal advice lines for women. Committed to informing, educating and empowering women concerning their legal rights. All advisors are women solicitors or barristers with expertise in the relevant areas of law.

Solicitors For the Elderly (SFE)

Specialist legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers. Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) is an independent, national organisation of lawyers, such as solicitors, barristers, and legal executives. SFE members have experience and specialise in a wide range of legal issues affecting older and vulnerable people. At the same time they will take into account any difficulties, whether mental and or physical to enhance decision making. Members will provide home visits where necessary. They will provide independent advice, which is in the older or vulnerable client’s best interests, respecting dignity and will understand the need for a holistic approach to problem solving. All advice is confidential. Not just any lawyer can be a member of SFE. Our members must have spent a substantial amount of their time working for older and vulnerable clients and have to fulfil our own criteria for membership. They must also follow our own code of practice. This wealth of experience will hopefully put you at ease when resolving your legal issues.

Information last updated 03 February 2018

National information

Citizens Advice

Check the Consumer section for advice on buying on the Internet, returning goods, rogue traders, choosing and comparing energy suppliers etc.

Law Society - find a solicitor

Search the database of registered solicitors, and find further guidance about paying for legal services, specialist solicitors, lawyers for businesses etc.

Legal aid

Find out about Legal Aid, eligibility criteria and how to claim it.

UK legislation

Search the official portal to the full text of all legislation from 1988┬áto the┬ápresent day.


Register to vote or apply for vote by proxy.

Which? Consumer rights

Find sample letters, step-by-step guides to how to place a complaint and guidance on relevant legislation.

Write to them

Get help in identifying and writing a message to your local councillor, MP or MEPs.