Legal Help

UNISON membership entitles you to legal assistance for other employment related issues, as well as issues outside work.

  • Personal injury
  • Serious injury at work, and industrial disease or illness
  • Basic will writing
  • Defending work-related criminal allegations
  • Free initial legal advice on any non-work issue. This service entitles you to receive up to 30-minutes of telephone advice.

All these services can be accessed by calling UNISON Direct on 0800 0 857 857.

For criminal law assistance (where you are facing work-related criminal charges) in an emergency outside of UNISONdirect hours, call the UNISON 24-hour criminal helpline free on 0800 587 7530.