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There are two options: full and affiliate membership. Click here to find out the benefits of membership or if you are ready, select the appropriate button below.

Full membership

For non-statutory, not for profit organisations whose main work involves the provision of free advice and information concerning people’s legal rights and obligations. For example, this would include advice centres, law centres and Citizens Advice services. Full members have the right to vote on ACFA business or policy, such as at ACFA meetings and at our AGM.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Your main work involves the provision of free advice and information concerning people’s legal rights and obligations
  • You have full membership of a national advice network (eg Advice UK) or such other network (or have applied for membership of one)
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • FCA or OISC registration if appropriate to area of advice given
  • Equal Opportunities Policy reflecting current legislation 

Costs:

  • Annual membership £100
  • 50% discount for organisational income under £250K (discount code provided during subscription process)

Affiliate Membership

Available to statutory services, private companies / practice, educational establishments or other voluntary and community sector organisations and groups that provide free information or advice as part of what they do. For example, this would include local authority services, private practice, university student advice, and voluntary sector information and support services. Affiliate members do not have the right to vote on ACFA business or policy, such as at ACFA meetings and at our AGM.

Eligibility criteria:

  • You provide free free advice, information and/or legal services as part of what you do
  • You have an appropriate legal structure, set out in a constitution or memorandum and articles of association, outlining the aims and rules governing the organisation;
  • An Equal Opportunities policy, which reflects current Equalities legislation.

Costs:

  • Annual membership £100
  • 50% discount for organisational income under £250K (discount code provided during subscription process)

FULL

£100 /year

50% discount for organisational income under £250K

For non-statutory, not for profit organisations whose main work involves the provision of free advice and information concerning people’s legal rights and obligations.

AFFILIATE

£100 /year

50% discount for organisational income under £250K

For statutory services, private companies / practice, educational establishments or other voluntary and community sector organisations and groups that provide free information or advice as part of what they do.

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