Sharing the burden.
Fighting injustice.
Bringing hope.

Free and impartial legal advice, tackling social welfare issues including welfare benefits, debt, housing and employment law.

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Find us

 

166 Richmond Road
Cardiff
CF24 3BX

029 2045 3111
info@speakeasy.cymru

“I'm so chuffed…it's all thanks to you.  It's like someone is on my side. I can breathe easy now. This will allow me to get somewhere to live. It's unbelievable. Thank you.” 

No appointment needed

When you're in crisis you don't want to wait weeks for an appointment, you want to get face to face with an expert as quickly as possible. That’s why we offer drop-in advice clinics every week where you can get impartial and confidential advice, free of charge. We employ practicing and trainee solicitors so you know you're getting the best possible help.

Our clinics operate on a first come, first served basis. Due to the demand for our help, clinics can fill up quickly so please arrive promptly.

Benefits

Debt

Housing

Employment

“Thank you so much for everything…I can’t explain what a relief it is. Thank you for all your hard work.”

Our impact

I am lost for words to adequately express my thankfulness, my gratitude for your support! May I say, I have found the last 14 months rather desperate at times. Worse of all, pointless. Your support has been phenomenal.
— 14.11.2018
I’m so chuffed…it’s all thanks to you. It’s like someone is on my side. I can breathe easy now. I had no money before. This will allow me to get somewhere to live. It’s unbelievable. Thank you.
— 16.01.2018
The quality of the legal advice was excellent, and I felt very comfortable asking questions...very professional, helpful, always obliging...I think Speakeasy do a fantastic job and have an excellent role in the community.
— 30.11.2017

We're passionate about helping people get access to justice. Our team of solicitors and advisers are all experts in their field so we can help with the most complex of problems. We're the only non-profit in Wales to offer prestigious Justice First Fellowship training contracts to those pursuing a career in social welfare law and we've received several awards for our innovative work. We hold the Legal Aid Agency Specialist Quality Mark so you can be confident that our service is well run and provides excellent client care.

Pro bono Lawyer of the Year 2003

Pro bono Lawyer of the Year 2003

LawWorks Cymru Award 2015 & 2016

LawWorks Cymru Award 2015 & 2016

Justice First Fellows 2018

Justice First Fellows 2018

“I am lost for words to adequately express my thankfulness, my gratitude for your support! Your support has been phenomenal.”

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