Legal advice

We offer legal advice free-of-charge to members of TYY, ÅAS and TUO.

TYY Lawyer, LL.M. Petteri Sihvonen is on duty during terms on Tuesdays from 6 to 7 pm.

The Legal Aid Commission organised by the Association for Law Students in Turku, Lex, provides legal aid service on Wednesdays from 6 to 8 pm at Virtanen (Ylioppilastalo A, 1st floor, Rehtorinpellonkatu 4A). You can also send your question by email ( or you can call +358 45 843 3428 (Wed 6 to 8 pm). In summer legal aid service is only available by email.

If you have questions related to legal issues concerning e.g. tenancy agreement, employment, heritage, cohabitation or marriage, do not hesitate to contact the Legal Aid Commission. The Commission does not provide counselling related to criminal or tax law and it does not draw up documents even indirectly

TYY Lawyer Petteri Sihvonen
Duty hour on Tuesdays from 6 to 7 pm only via telephone
tel. +358 45 843 3428 (during duty hour)

Legal Aid Commission
Duty hour on Wednesdays from 6 to 8 pm
Questions to the Commission can be sent via email to

Please note that the Legal Aid Commission provides non-professional advice. The Legal Aid Commission gives no recommendation or advice of a lawyer and no commission-relationship exist between the parties.The Legal Aid Commission of TYY cannot accept assignments and it only provides recommendations on what kind of measures the client might take in his/her matter. Furthermore, please note that either TYY or the person who provided the advice / recommendation shall not take responsibility for the rightness of the given advice or recommendation, and neither TYY nor the person who provided the advice / recommendation can be held liable to any damages caused to the client (e.g. financial or legal losses). In case of juridical problems, we strongly recommend that the client would consult a lawyer, an attorney or a legal aid counsel.