We make every effort to ensure that our website, our documents, and our service is easy to use and is accessible to everyone.
We can do this by providing information in a different format such as large print, Braille, on an audio CD or audio file, or in another language.
It is our legal duty to make changes and adjustments for disabled people, where it is reasonable to do so in the circumstances. We are also committed to making sure the way we work doesn't put anyone at a disadvantage.
If you need any help or support, please tell us about it and we will do our best to meet your needs. Our contact details and the way we can help can be found in our guides and resources below.
This statement applies to content published on the www.legalombudsman.org.uk domain (and does not apply to content linking to external websites).
This website is run by the Legal Ombudsman. It is designed to be used by as many people as possible. The text should be clear and simple to understand.
You should be able to:
Here are some of our helpful resources that you can access:
How accessible is this website?
Parts of this website are not fully accessible. For example:
Each department which publishes content on www.legalombudsman.org.uk is responsible for making sure it meets the accessibility regulations. We will update the statement when issues are fixed or when we expect them to be fixed.
We want to make sure that we treat our customers and staff as fairly and equally as possible.
To achieve this we have published our Reasonable Adjustment policy, we are also working with the following organisations:
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We can help. If you’re deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired, conversations can be difficult. We use Text Relay (previously Next Generation Text - NGT) to make things easier for you.
BrowseAloud provides reading support tools. It can also read website content out loud, highlighting each word as it is spoken in a high quality, human-sounding voice.
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We can help. Did you know that you can change your text size to make things easier to read on our website?
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This guide will tell you more about the information and documents that can be made available in other formats.
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This guide will tell you more about the information and documents that can be made available in other languages.
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If you need additional support from us, we can be flexible about how we provide our service to you.
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If the Legal Ombudsman is unable to investigation your complaint, there are other organisations who may be able to help or offer advice.
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We are always happy to receive feedback and encourage you to let us know about any problems you have had.
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Our ‘here to Help’ leaflet is also available as a British Sign language video on You Tube.