Royal Courts of Justice advice bureau

Please note our services and hours of operation

RCJ Appointment Line
0844 856 3534
Mon – Fri 10.00 – 1.00 and 2.00 – 4.30

Both Civil & Family
Mon – Fri 10.00 – 1.00 and 2.00 – 5.00
last appointment 4.15pm

RCJ Advice Line
20 7947 7771
Mon – Fri 10.00 – 1.00 and 2.00 – 4.30

First Avenue House Drop-In for General Advice
Tues & Fri only 10.00 – 4.30

First Avenue House Appointments
Days of week confirmed on contact
Hours dependent on availability

RCJ Appointment Line

We are providing an additional ten hours access to the appointment line each week.


With strong support from our pro-bono family firms we are doubling the number of family law appointments each week.

RCJ Advice Line

A brand new service which provides 25 hours of diagnostic and general advice on all areas of social welfare law via the telephone. Topics include general enquires regarding welfare benefits, debt, housing, employment and consumer advice.

Further information can be obtained at :

HM Courts & Tribunals Service


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