Legal help

This is a form of civil legal services which includes advice and assistance about a legal problem, but does not include representation or advocacy in proceedings. It is usually the first point of civil legal advice and can be over the telelphone or face-to-face.

See Legal aid statistics quarterly for further information.


Total Legal help and controlled legal representation matter starts


Total volume of Legal help and controlled legal representation claims submitted


Housing Possession court duty scheme (HPCDS) starts


Housing Possession court duty scheme completed


Total value (£'000) of Legal Help and Controlled Legal Representation claims submitted