For solicitors

Guidance and resources for solicitors, advocates, solicitor-advocates and Legal Aid Online users to help you effectively provide legal assistance.

Contact a specific team or department

Please see our Contact Us page.

Other resources

Duty plans

Find out how to register and view the court, children's hearings and police station duty plans.


View the latest criminal, civil and children's keycards setting out the various eligibility limits, contributions and clawback levels.

Legal Aid Online category codes

Find out the Legal Aid Online category code and other useful information for different types of A&A and ABWOR, special urgency and civil legal aid.

Photocopying service

We offer a photocopying service for detailed accounts that will be over 10,000 sheets in total. Download the request form where over 10,000 pages need copied.

Translating and interpreting

Read our guidance about translation and interpreting, find out the available fees and view the list of interpreters & translators registered with us.

Agent video links

Find out how to sign up for the prison video links system and the benefits of using VC to meet your clients.

Update your firm’s details on the Solicitor Finder

Complete a short form to update your firm's details to ensure the correct clients are locating you through the Solicitor Finder.

Taxation or court decisions

Published taxation or court decisions