The Attorney General's Office
Chief legal advisers to the Government and responsible for all Crown litigation. Information about their role, responsibilities, and structure.
Civil Justice Council
Promotes the needs of civil justice in England and Wales and monitor the system to ensure that progress to modernise it continues.
The Crown Prosecution Service
The body responsible for prosecuting criminal cases investigated by the police in England and Wales. Includes performance reports.
Her Majesty's Courts Service
Responsible for managing the magistrates’ courts, the Crown Court, county courts, the High Court and Court of Appeal in England and Wales. Includes a comprehensive guide to the system, with advice and resources for professionals and the public.
An independent ombudsman scheme to deal with complaints by consumers about legal services in England and Wales. Provides a comprehensive guide to its role and services.
Legal Services Board
Regulator for eight separate bodies named as Approved Regulators in the Legal Services Act 2007, regulating around 120,000 lawyers practising in England and Wales. Describes their role, with resources, news, and contacts.
Legal Services Commission (LSC)
Runs the legal aid scheme in England and Wales; provides a guide to their community legal advice and criminal defence services.
Money Claim Online (MCOL)
An Internet based service for claimants and defendants provided by HM Courts and Tribunals Service; includes advice and guidance on making a court claim for money.
The Treasury Solicitor's Department
Provides legal services to central government departments, and other publicly funded bodies in England and Wales. Includes information about their services, structure, publications, and recruitment.