Free Summary Legal Advice

We help creators address legal problems.

Welcome to Artists’ Legal Advice Services (ALAS). We provide free summary legal advice and information to creators living in Ontario, Canada. Our office is located in downtown Toronto.

For over three decades, ALAS has been helping creators of all disciplines address their legal problems.

​We typically assist with issues relating to contracts, defamation, copyright, trademarks and royalties or other payments. However, we are happy to help you any legal questions you may have.

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Events, Legal Clinics, Legal Database

ALAS offers several ways to help creators get support

ALAS assists creators in three main ways: our educational sessions, our bi-weekly legal clinic, and our legal database. Our Events each focus on different areas of law and art, and seek to provide creators with guidance directly from industry and legal experts. The ALAS Legal Clinic is offered in downtown Toronto on Tuesdays and Thursday, and provides creators with an opportunity to meet one-on-one with legal practitioners who will offer relevant summary legal information. Our Legal Database includes an ever-growing number of articles and resources that provide summary information on legal topics that may be relevant to you.

Please note that an appointment is required for the Legal Clinic . To book an appointment, please visit our clinic appointment form page. We do not allow drop-ins.