Portuguese community - General information
Updated 14 September 2016
Words you may need to know
Consul - a government official living in a foreign city to promote the commercial interests of the official's own state and protect its citizens
Personal Injury - an actionable injury to an individual person, whether involving physical contact or not and whether fatal or not, but causing pain, discomfort, or injury
Actionable - giving a cause for legal action. It is often referred to as suing someone
St Saviour's Road
Telephone: 877188 - open 2pm - 5.30pm
St Thomas's Welcome Centre
17 Val Plaisant
Manageress – Claudia Reis
English classes for Portuguese residents
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) courses are provided by Highlands College, which is the largest provider of courses in Jersey. Courses are held at Highlands College and at the Welcome Centre, St Thomas' Church, Val Plaisant, St Helier. Contact: Manuela Milsom at Highlands College, Tel: 608670.
Tremoceiro Advocates -Portuguese Legal Clinic
The Legal Clinic takes place on the 1st Thursday of each month from 1.00pm to 2.30pm at the offices of Jersey Citizens Advice.
Advocate Rui Tremoceiro offers free legal advice on general legal topics, for Portuguese speaking nationals. This is an interview to establish what the problem is and no follow up appointments will be offered. If you need to have further advice you will have to decide if you want to use the legal services of Tremoceiro Advocates privately. For this you will have to pay and you should ask what the costs might be before going ahead.
Tremoceiro Advocates Personal Injury Clinic.
Advocate Rui Tremoceiro offers a free Personal Injury Clinic on the last Thursday of each month. The clinic runs from 9.00am to 1.00pm with appointments made in advance by telephoning Janet Sloan on 737727, or make a personal visit to 20 Britannia Place, Bath Street, Jersey JE2 4SU.