Contact us

The best ways to get in touch with us. Please note that our office is a postal address only and not open for physical visits unless you have an appointment with your caseworker.


If we haven't answered your questions on our website, please:

Email us:

Please use the 'Contact us' form below to send us a message.

If you already have an application with us please email Please include your case reference number in the subject field. 

Apply for help

Click here for our online application form. You can also complete a Word version of the form (available here) and email it along with your documents to or post it to us at the address below. 

For information on how to upload and organise your documents, click here. If you need practical (not legal) help in court, see if Support Through Court can help you.

If you are an existing applicant and have emailed a query about your application to the casework team, please be patient when waiting for a response. We aim to respond within 5 working days.

Call us:

Our telephone number is 020 4518 6141. Please note however that we operate a voicemail only service. We will try to get back to you as soon as we can but this may take a few days.

Please leave your name, number, email address and a brief message outlining your query. Please note that we return calls from a withheld number. We can help with your application however, we cannot give legal advice over the phone.

Write to us:

By post:


International Dispute Resolution Centre

1 Paternoster Lane

St. Paul's



This is a postal address only. Our office is not open for physical visits unless you have an appointment with your caseworker.


Please note we do not provide printing services.

To keep in touch with us you can use our contact form below.

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Advocate wholeheartedly supports equal opportunities and opposes all forms of discrimination on the basis of race, gender, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, nationality or national origin, colour, disability, religious convictions or beliefs, or age.  Our policy is that no person wishing to make use of our services will be disadvantaged on any of those grounds. 

As part of our commitment to good service we aim to resolve any concern or complaint promptly and fairly. If you have cause for dissatisfaction, please follow the procedure outlined here.

Registered Charity No. 1057620 and Company Limited by Guarantee No. 3237309. Advocate is the operating name of the Bar Pro Bono Unit.