Argyll and Bute
Argyll and Bute
  • 01463 641770
Main Areas of Work

You can contact CLAO Argyll & Bute for help with:

  • Housing and homelessness

  • Money & debt: sequestration matters and payment actions for some types of personal debt cases referred in through agreed referrals routes

  • Child Protection and children’s hearings

  • Family law: specialist family law cases with a  public law aspect including Hague Convention cases

  • Mental health, adults with incapacity and vulnerable adult & adult protection cases


Do you live in Argyll or Bute? Are you eligible for legal aid?

If you have answered yes to these questions, we may be able to help you.

CLAO A& B is part of the Argyll & Bute Advice Network (ABAN). The Argyll & Bute Advice Network is a partnership of agencies who provide information and advice and/or services relating to a wide range of issues to residents of Argyll and Bute or people with an interest in the area.  More information can be found here:

To find our more about our service for the public click here

Helping Advisors

We also work with advice agencies operating in the area, providing the following services

  • Casework service where CLAO Argyll & Bute can take on a client’s case
  • Second-tier advice information and support to advisors to help them deal with legal issues in their own casework
  • Referral service
  • Training for advisors and agencies on relevant legal issues


Municipal Buildings
Albany Street
PA34 4AW

*Drop in appointments are not available - please call in advance to arrange a meeting.