Scotland, Northern Ireland and other territories
Scotland is governed by Scots law, which is a separate legal system to that of England and Wales.
The Citizens Advice Bureaux delivers advice services in Scotland from over 250 community locations. They provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to anyone regarding debts, benefits, employment, housing, discrimination and many more issues.
The Free Legal Advice Centre provides legal advice to members of the public who live in and around Edinburgh and who are unable to access legal services elsewhere. The service provides assistance in relation to consumer issues, debt, employment law issues, housing and family law, along with many other issues. The University also provides a small claims advice and Representation Service.
The Citizens Advice Bureaux provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to anyone regarding debts, benefits, employment, housing, discrimination and many more issues.
The Channel Islands
Jersey and Guernsey
Jersey and Guernsey are self-governing. UK Laws do not normally extend to these Islands; however, there are instances where they may. Generally, Jersey and Guernsey fall outside of the United Kingdom and therefore have their own legal system.
The Citizens Advice Bureaux provides free legal advice via telephone as well as email. The service also offer walk-in services and appointments with a diagnostic Legal Clinic being held once a week.
Isle of Man
The Isle of Man is governed by Manx customary law, which is a separate legal system to that of England and Wales.