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We’re here to help sort out complaints about the service you have received from your lawyer or claims management company in England and Wales. We’re free, independent and fair.

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Helping service providers

We can help legal service providers and claims management companies improve their complaint handling. Read more on dealing with complaints and how we can help you.


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    The Legal Ombudsman has published its Tripartite Operating Protocol on its website. The document is an agreement between the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), the Legal Services Board (LSB) and...

  • New parliamentary role for Chief Legal Ombudsman

    The House of Commons has today approved a motion to appoint Chief Legal Ombudsman Kathryn Stone as Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards. Kathryn will continue to do her duties at...

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