Free Representation Unit
5th Floor Kingsbourne House
229-231 High Holborn
(Office entrance on Gate Street)
Public phone: 020 7611 9555
Website URL: http://www.thefru.org.uk
Service offered: Representation at employment, social security and criminal injuries tribunals and appeals. Service provided by volunteers who pick up a case if there is a hearing date providing representation with pre-trial preparation and negotiation. For hearings in Greater London and surrounding counties and Nottingham area only. Employment cases listed for a final hearing of one or two days can be self-referred. Otherwise service by referral from subscribed agency only
Target group: People who cannot afford to pay for legal representation at tribunals and cannot get legal aid
Area served: London and South East England. Nottingham.
How to contact: Employment self-referrals call direct to make an appointment. All other cases by referral only - from subscribing CABx, law centres, solicitors.
Monday: 9am - 6pm
Tuesday: 9am - 6pm
Thursday: 9am - 6pm
Friday: 9am - 6pm
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Level entrance. Lift.
Languages other than English: Limited access to interpreters for tribunals.
Charity number: 295952
Year established: 1972
Staffing: 5 full time and 4 part time staff + volunteers.
Public transport: Holborn tube stattion. Buses 8, 25, 242, 341, 521.
Record last checked: 10 May 2017