Anti-Copying in Design (ACID)

Intellectual Property support and information for designers.

http://www.acid.uk.com/

Visual Artists Ireland

Visual Artists Ireland is the representative body for visual artists in Ireland – both the Republic and in Northern Ireland. VAI provides practical support to visual artists in all art forms throughout their careers. With advocacy, advice,…

http://visualartists.ie/

Artists Union England

A trade union for professional visual and applied artists, launched in May 2014. AUE represents artists at strategic decision making levels, positively influence the role artists play within society and challenge the economic inequalities in the art world…

http://www.artistsunionengland.org.uk/

Morrish Solicitors

The Artists’ Union England is working with Morrish Solicitors to offer their members free legal advice and personal injury service. This includes 30 minutes free legal advice on legal issues, a no win, no feepersonal injury service for members and their families,…

http://www.morrishsolicitors.com/

Lawyers Volunteering for the Arts (LVFA)

Lawyers Volunteering for the Arts offer pro bono legal advice to small arts organisations and arts community groups. If you are a non profit or work with the community on arts or cultural projects,…

http://lvfa.org.uk/

Crefovi

London art law firm, which specialises in advising international clients involved (mainly) in contemporary art, as collectors, art galleries, museums, art foundations or artists. 

http://crefovi.com/

City Enterprise Services

The City Enterprise Service is a free walk in centre offering assistance for small businesses and technology start ups.The service provides advice on a range of business and legal matters. It is run by law students of…

http://www.city.ac.uk/law/careers/pro-bono-professional/information-for-clients

DAC Beachcroft LLP

The firm advises art and antiques dealers, galleries and collectors of art on a wide range of legal issues arising from dealing in, collecting and owning artwork. Philip Davis, head of the Art Law Group, is a…

http://www.dacbeachcroft.com/

Mary Ward Legal Centre

Mary Ward Legal Centre is a registered charity based in Holborn WC1. The Legal Centre provides free legal advice, casework and representation in the main areas of social welfare law to people who live or work…

http://www.marywardlegal.org.uk/

Complete World Copyright Website

It hosts a searchable database of UK and international articles on intellectual property rights. It provides a useful starting point for in depth research into copyright issues and copyright protection overseas.

http://www.compilerpress.ca/CW/index.htm

unbiased.co.uk

‘We provide resources including a hub full of tools and calculators to help with financial planning, legal issues, and information to help you manage your money and life events, as well as a whole list of useful questions to…

http://www.unbiased.co.uk

DACS

Established by artists for artists, DACS is a not for profit visual artists’ rights management organisation that acts as a broker for 90,000 artists worldwide. Since DACS was founded in 1984, they have collected and distributed over £75 million…

http://www.dacs.org.uk

Association of British Insurers

Professional association which addresses complaints and inquiries related to insurers.

http://www.abi.org.uk

Citizen’s Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice Bureau are one stop shops where basic advice and information on your rights can be obtained. There are many centres around the UK and also an online advice.

http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk

LawWorks

LawWorks supports lawyers to volunteer their professional skills to assist individuals and community groups who cannot afford to pay for legal help and who are unable to access legal aid or other forms of financial assistance. They can help…

http://www.lawworks.org.uk/

Own-it

A resource created by the Careers and Employability department of the University of the Arts London, Creative IP is aimed at the creative students attending all six of the UAL Colleges,  to help them understand more about the intellectual…

http://creativeip.org/

Swan Turton LLP

Swan Turton, media and entertainment lawyers, have a specialist Photography and Visual Arts section which offers legal advice and support to trade associations, arts organisations, galleries, arts businesses and individual practitioners in the visual arts. They provide …

http://www.swanturton.com

The Henry Lydiate Partnership

A business consultancy that helps clients with projects in all areas of creative and cultural practice. Founded by Henry Lydiate, one of the UK’s most respected visual arts legal specialists, with over 30 years experience in…

http://www.thehenrylydiatepartnership.com/