Criminal Application Enquiries in UK


Criminal Application Enquiries

Address:

Legal Aid Agency
Unit B8, Berkley Way, Viking Business Park
Jarrow, South Tyneside
NE31 1SF

Email: contactcivil@legalaid.gsi.gov.uk

Phone: 0300 200 2020

DX: 742350 Jarrow

Website: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apply-for-legal-aid

Online Application

Legal aid application forms and guidance for civil and crime work: apply online or through CCMS, deal with high cost or exceptional cases.

Apply online through the LAA online portal.

Civil application Forms

Forms and guidance to apply for legal aid in civil and family cases, as well as certificates, notices, proceeding codes, and judicial review through the below link.

civil application forms as required by the LAA.

For emergency, Email: contactcivil@legalaid.gsi.gov.uk

Controlled work applications

Forms to apply for legal aid in controlled work cases, including immigration and mental health, family mediation and appeals. Please follow the below link.

controlled work forms

Forms are send to

Address:

Mental Health Unit, Immigration & Asylum: Controlled Work and Escaped Fee Claims
Legal Aid Agency
Level 6, The Capital
Union Street
Liverpool L3 9AF

Email: Liverpool@legalaid.gsi.gov.uk

DX: 745810 Liverpool 35

Email: mhu-ec@legalaid.gsi.gov.uk

Phone: 0151 235 6750

Uploading documents for online applications made through CCMS

You can either upload documents directly onto CCMS or send documents to be scanned to:

Legal Aid Agency
(Document Scanning Centre)
PO Box 509
Sale M33 6RN

DX: 745770 Sale 11

Criminal Applications Team (CAT) Birmingham

Address

Legal Aid Agency CAT
1st Floor, Cannon House
18 The Priory
Queensway
Birmingham
B4 6BS

DX: 13041 Birmingham 1

Email: BirminghamCAT@legalaid.gsi.gov.uk

Criminal Applications Team (CAT) Nottingham

Address:

Legal Aid Agency – CAT
Fothergill House
16 King Street
Nottingham NG1 2AS

DX: 10035 Nottingham 1

Email: NottinghamCAT@legalaid.gsi.gov.uk

Criminal Applications Team (CAT) Liverpool

Address:

Legal Aid Agency – CAT
Level 6
The Capital
Union Street
Liverpool
L3 9AF

DX: 745810 Liverpool 35

Email: LiverpoolCAT@legalaid.gsi.gov.uk

Complex means

Within LAA, the National Crime Team (NCT) deals with around 2% of all applications for criminal legal aid where the client’s finances are complicated, ie ‘complex means’ or a request for review on the grounds of hardship or eligibility is submitted.

Emails for the attention of NCT should be sent to: Nationalcrimeteam@legalaid.gsi.gov.uk

Correspondence for the attention of NCT should be sent to the relevant team:

NCT Nottingham

Address:

Fothergill House
16 King Street
Nottingham NG1 2AS

DX: 10035 Nottingham 1

NCT Liverpool

Address:

Level 6,
The Capital,
Union Street,
Liverpool
L3 9AF

DX: 745810 Liverpool 35

Complaints

If you wish to make a complaint about any application for legal aid, please contact complaints procedure.

 

 

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