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Public Law

Public law is a new area of casework for Avon and Bristol Law Centre. It involves the decisions made by public bodies such as councils, government departments, the NHS, police, schools, prisons, etc. If this sort of public body makes a decision, or uses its power, in a way that is unfair, biased, disadvantages some people more than others, or is based on an incorrect interpretation of the law, then it may be possible to challenge it. This may include advice on:

Our service covers the South West.

Click here for a list of papers to bring to the Law Centre when seeking Public Law Advice.

How to contact us

Reception: 0117 9248662
Fax: 0117 9248020
Minicom: 0117 9245573
EMail: mail@ablc.org.uk

Other useful websites

Please note that we cannot vouch for the content of these external websites.

Direct Gov. This website provides an introduction to legal aid and contains information about how to get help or find an adviser.

Law Centres Federation. Includes a list of Law Centre addresses and contact details.


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