Highland & Islands
Highland & Islands
  • 01463 641 770
Main Areas of Work

You can contact CLAO Highland & Islands 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 and Adult Protection cases

Do you live in Highland, Moray, Western Isles, Orkney or Shetland? Are you eligible for legal aid?

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

To find out 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 Highland & Islands 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 to help advisors find a lawyer for their client
  • Training for advisors and agencies on relevant legal issues


2nd Floor
16 Union Street

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