Housing Law Clinic

The Housing Law Clinic offers free legal advice to local people on a wide range of housing law matters. At the same time, the Clinic aims to provide opportunities for students at the University of Sussex to develop and improve their practical legal skills.

Legal advice is provided by Sussex Law School students in partnership with solicitors with expertise in housing law issues.

Areas on which we offer advice

  • evictions/possession proceedings
  • disrepair
  • anti-social behaviour/neighbourhood nuisance
  • harassment from landlords
  • illegal eviction
  • tenancy deposit disputes
  • leasehold/freehold disputes
  • service charge issues

Contact us

If you would like to arrange an appointment, please:

  • Complete our online enquiry form, or
  • Send an email to: or
  • Call us on 01273 876797 and leave a message with your name, contact number and brief account of your legal issue or question.
  • Please note, the Housing Law Clinic is located at Dean Wilson LLP (Solicitors) Ridgeland House, 165 Dyke Rd, Brighton, BN3 1TL.

Please note

The Law Clinics are dependent on the services of student advisers from the Law School and therefore run only during University Teaching weeks.  When the Law Clinics are closed during the vacation periods, you may want to consider seeking specialist advice from a solicitor regarding your matter or alternatively contact your local Citizens Advice.