Edinburgh and the Lothians
Edinburgh and the Lothians
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Areas of Work

You can contact CLAO Edinburgh for help with:

  • Housing and Homelessness: including sequestration where the home is being sold

  • Welfare Benefits

  • Money & Debt: payment actions for some types of personal debt cases referred in through agreed routes

Do you live in Edinburgh, West Lothian, Midlothian or East Lothian? Are you eligible for legal aid?

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

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

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


Thistle House 
91 Haymarket Terrace                             Directions to and accessibility feautures of Thistle House
EH12 5HE

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