Frequently Asked Questions.

How do I make an appointment?

Visit our contact us page. There you will find our contact number and email address to message us directly.

Do I have to pay for your services?

No. All of our services are free. You may, however, incur court and/or Sheriff Officer fees that are unavoidable.

Do you accept donations?

Yes. Donations are gratefully received. If you're interested in donating, please email treasurer@abdnlawproject.com.

Is your advice confidential?

Yes. Our services are strictly confidential and your information will only be seen by those working on, supervising or auditing your case.

Do you deal with criminal, family or immigration issues?

No. Please see the Law Society of Scotland's webpage for solicitors who can advise on these areas.

What happens if you are unable to take my case?

We shall endeavour to refer your case onto another organisation that will be able to provide you with advice and representation.

Can I use a solicitor as well as The Aberdeen Law Project?

No. The resources of The Project are solely for those who otherwise cannot obtain legal advice or representation.

I have a question about your service. How do I contact you?

You can call us on our landline or email us. Please see our contact us page for more details.

Are the students members supervised? How can I be sure that the legal advice I am given is correct?

All of our students are supervised by a qualified solicitor. This means that our advice is checked and verified before being issued to you.

Who runs The Aberdeen Law Project?

The Project is led and run by our student members, with the support of our Board of Directors, Faculty Director, volunteer Solicitors and academic lawyers at The University of Aberdeen.

Does The Aberdeen Law Project report to the Law Society of Scotland?

No. We are not qualified solicitors. We report to our Board of Directors.