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The need for legal advice can be linked to almost any aspect of life. We’re here to help you get to grips with any legal challenges you might be facing.

Legal advice for any aspect of life

The need for legal advice can be linked to almost any aspect of life. Through our partnership with legal advice provider Law Express we have put together a selection of fact sheets to help you get to grips with some of the common legal concerns you might have. We want to make sure that our engineering community has access to expertise on a wide range of issues, including property and money.

View our legal factsheets here.

Housing or property

You might also have come up against housing or property problems that have reached a stage where you need legal advice, either as a tenant or as a landlord. Whether it’s a case of being unfairly threatened with eviction, having disruptive tenants that you’re having problems getting to move out, dealing with noisy or aggressive neighbours, having an uncooperative landlord who won’t honour their obligations or finding yourself in unsafe accommodation that puts your health and the health of your family at risk – we can help.

View our legal factsheets here.


You might need help with money matters perhaps you’re struggling with debt and don’t know how to get on top of it or have recently had a bereavement in the family and need advice on how to move ahead with things like wills, probate and inheritance. Or perhaps you’ve just been sent a large tax bill and am not sure why you received it or how to pay it.

View our legal factsheets here.


There might also come a time when you need to speak to an expert on family law. It could be that you’re about to separate or file for divorce, that you’ve already split up but need help working out a custody arrangement for your children, or that you’re in abusive situation and don’t know how to remove yourself from it and if there are any legal considerations you need be aware of if you do leave.

View our legal factsheets here.


The Law Express team also includes employment law experts and with work being a huge part of our lives, it’s likely that you will at some stage have a legal question related to your rights in the workplace. It could be a case of wanting insight into your options for flexible working or working from home, or a question of needing to safeguard your basic rights when it comes to the terms and conditions of your employment, your notice period, sick pay, and instances of discrimination, harassment or wrongful or unfair dismissal.

View our legal factsheets here.


If you’ve sustained an injury that’s affecting your health – perhaps in a traffic accident, at work or as a result of a medical procedure – you might need to speak to a lawyer about your choices with regards to a personal injury claim. Through our collaboration with Law Express we can help you get legal advice on these and many other areas of the law; from consumer and company to criminal and intellectual property law.

View our legal factsheets here.

Need more support?

And If you or your partner is a current or former IET member, we provide a free of charge call to chat directly with legal experts from Law Express

So, if you have a legal concern, or if you’re in a situation that you think will end with you needing the help of a lawyer further down the line, contact us. We’re not legal experts, but we can put you in touch with people who are.

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