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Below are the required forms for those about to apply for Legal Aid:
Important information
Legal Aid in Jersey is administered by the Acting Bâtonnier, whose offices are at 40 Don Street, St Helier, Jersey. Before applying for Legal Aid you should make sure that you have read and understood the form headed Notes for Legal Aid Applicants, available on this site as a download.

In order to fully complete an application for Legal Aid, you should:

(i)  Complete the Legal Aid Application Form in full, ensuring that your handwriting is legible and preferably in black ink;

(ii)  Complete the Conflict Check Form to ensure that if you are in a legal dispute with another person or if you are jointly charged with another person or persons, that the legal firm to whom you are sent can carry out conflict checks; and

(iii)  Complete the Final Check List to ensure that you have completed all the necessary forms and attached all the necessary documents.

The forms listed above are available to download from the section Files to Download (shown right). However, if you prefer, hard copies of the Notes for Legal Aid Applicants, the Legal Aid Application Form, Conflict Check Form and the Final Check List are available from:

•  Citizens Advice Bureau, The Annexe, St Paul's Community Centre,
    New Street, St Helier, JE2 3WP;

•  Any Parish Hall;

•  The Magistrate's Court, Union Street, St Helier, JE1 1BH; or

•  The offices of the Acting Bâtonnier (the forms can be collected from the display
    unit outside 40 Don Street) on any weekday during normal business hours.

You can forward the completed forms, preferably by email to: email@legalaid.je but otherwise by fax or post to the offices of the Acting Bâtonnier at 40 Don Street.

The Acting Bâtonnier will review your application and will contact you shortly thereafter.

Please note that all application forms must be completed in full. Any questions that are unanswered may result in your application being delayed and the forms will be returned to you for completion.

Acting Bâtonnier,
40 Don Street,
St Helier,
Jersey,
Channel Islands,
JE1 4XD.

Tel. +44 (0)845 8001066
Fax. +44 (0)1534 601708
Email: email@legalaid.je

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Files to Download
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Notes for Legal Aid Applicants (English)
PDF file
Legal Aid Application Form (English)
PDF file
Conflict Check Form (English)
PDF file
Final Check List (English)
 
The Legal Aid Notes for Applicants are also available in these languages:
PDF file
Notes for Legal Aid Applicants
(en Français)
PDF file
Notes for Legal Aid Applicants
(w jêzyku Polskim)
PDF file
Notes for Legal Aid Applicants
(no PortuguÍs)
PDF
Legal Aid Guidelines (English)
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