Magistrates complaints - Judicial Conduct Investigations Office

Complaints about magistrates

The JCIO is unable to respond to, or redirect, complaints about magistrates (justices of the peace).

Complaints must be sent to the relevant advisory committee within three months of the matter complained of. Please use the table below to obtain the correct contact details.

 

 

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Advisory Committee Contact address
Avon, Somerset and Gloucestershire Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court
Winston Churchill Avenue
Portsmouth
PO1 2DQ

Tel: 02392 857925
Email: Whiow-advisorycommittee@justice.gov.uk

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Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Kent, Norfolk, Suffolk, Surrey, Sussex, Cambridgeshire, Essex and Thames Valley South-East Region Conduct Advisory Committee c/o JCST,
Maidstone Magistrates’ Court,
Palace Avenue,
Maidstone,
Kent
ME15 6LL
Email: South-East-Advisory@justice.gov.uk

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Cheshire and Merseyside The Deputy Justices’ Clerk Advisory & Training for the North West Region
Advisory & Legal Training Department
Justices' Clerk's Office Cheshire-Merseyside
Ground floor, QEII Law Courts,
Derby Square
Liverpool
L2 1XA
Tel: 0151 471 1079
Email: cm-advisory@justice.gov.uk

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Cleveland and County Durham and Darlington Advisory Committee Deputy Justices’ Clerk
Cleveland and County Durham and Darlington Advisory Committee
Teesside Justice Centre
Victoria Square
MIDDLESBROUGH
TS1 2AS
Tel: 01642 261611
Email: CDJSU@Justice.gov.uk

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Cumbria and Lancashire Cumbria & Lancashire Advisory Committee
Preston Magistrates Court
Lawson Street
Preston
Lancashire
PR1 2QT
Tel: 01772 208026
Email: CL-Advisory@justice.gov.uk

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Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Nottinghamshire Advisory Committee
Nottingham Justice Centre
Carrington Street
Nottingham
NG2 1EE
Tel: 0115 9558102/183
Email: NT-LegalAdminSupportTeam@justice.gov.uk

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Devon, Cornwall and Dorset Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court
Winston Churchill Avenue
Portsmouth
PO1 2DQ
Tel: 02392 857925
Email: DCDAdvisory@justice.gov.uk

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Greater Manchester Greater Manchester Advisory Committee
Manchester Magistrates’ Courthouse
Crown Square
Manchester
M60 1PR
Email: GM-Advisory@justice.gov.uk

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Humber and South Yorkshire Judicial Support Unit
Doncaster Justice Centre South
College Road
Doncaster
DN1 3HS
Email: HSY-JSU@justice.gov.uk

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London Email: LondonACConduct@justice.gov.uk
Telephone number: 0203 126 3390

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Midlands (West Mercia and Staffordshire) Nottingham Justice Centre
Carrington Street
NOTTINGHAM
NG2 1EE
Tel: (0115) 955 8343
Email: MidlandsACConduct@justice.gov.uk

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North and West Yorkshire Advisory Committee North and West Yorkshire Advisory Committee
Judicial Support Unit
Leeds Magistrates’ Court
PO Box 97
Westgate
LEEDS
LS1 3JP
Tel: 0113 285 5770
Email: nwyjudicial-support-unit@justice.gov.uk

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Northamptonshire, Leicestershire and Lincolnshire Leicester Magistrates Court,
Pocklington Walk,
Leicester,
LE1 6BT
Email: LRLN-JudicialSupportTeam@Justice.gov.uk

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Northumbria Advisory Committee Northumbria Judicial Support Unit
Gateshead Law Courts
Warwick Street
Gateshead
Tyne & Wear NE8 1DT
Tel: 0191 4407210
Email: NOJSU@Justice.gov.uk

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Wales All Wales Advisory Conduct Committee
c/o Cardiff Magistrates’ Court
Wales Support Unit
Fitzalan Place
Cardiff
CF24 0RZ
Email: HMCTSWalesAdvisory@justice.gov.uk

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West Midlands and Warwickshire Advisory Committee, (Birmingham and Solihull, Coventry & Warwickshire). Black Country (Dudley, Walsall and Wolverhampton) Birmingham Magistrates’ Court,
Justices’ Clerks Support Office,
1st Floor, Corporation Street,
Birmingham, B4 6QF
Email: wmwjco@justice.gov.uk

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Wiltshire, Hampshire, Isle of Wight Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court
Winston Churchill Avenue
Portsmouth
PO1 2DQ
Tel: 02392 857925
Email: Whiow-advisorycommittee@justice.gov.uk

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