Complaints about magistrates

The JCIO is unable to respond to, or redirect, complaints about magistrates (justices of the peace).

Complaints must be sent to the relevant advisory committee within three months of the matter complained of. Please use the table below to obtain the correct contact details.



 

Advisory Committee Contact address Email                            
Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Kent, Norfolk, Suffolk, Surrey, Sussex, Cambridgeshire, Essex and Thames Valley South-East Region Conduct Advisory Committee c/o JCST, Maidstone Magistrates’ Court, Palace Avenue, Maidstone, Kent ME15 6LL
 


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South-East-Advisory@justice.gov.uk
Cheshire and Merseyside Cheshire and Merseyside Advisory Committee, Legal Admin Support Team, QEII Law Courts, Derby Square, Liverpool L2 1XA
 


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cm-advisory@justice.gov.uk
Cleveland and County Durham and Darlington Advisory Committee Deputy Justices’ Clerk Cleveland and County Durham and Darlington Advisory Committee Teesside Justice Centre Victoria Square MIDDLESBROUGH TS1 2AS Tel: 01642 261611
 


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CDJSU@Justice.gov.uk
Cumbria and Lancashire Cumbria & Lancashire Advisory Committee Preston Magistrates Court Lawson Street Preston Lancashire PR1 2QT Tel: 01772 208026
 


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CL-Advisory@justice.gov.uk
Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Nottinghamshire Advisory Committee Nottingham Justice Centre Carrington Street Nottingham NG2 1EE Tel: 0115 9558102/183
 


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NT-LegalAdminSupportTeam@justice.gov.uk
Greater Manchester Greater Manchester Advisory Committee Manchester Magistrates’ Courthouse Crown Square Manchester M60 1PR
 


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GM-Advisory@justice.gov.uk
Humber and South Yorkshire Judicial Support Unit Doncaster Justice Centre South College Road Doncaster DN1 3HS
 


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HSY-JSU@justice.gov.uk
London Telephone number: 0203 126 3390
 


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LondonACConduct@justice.gov.uk
Midlands (West Mercia and Staffordshire) Nottingham Justice Centre Carrington Street NOTTINGHAM NG2 1EE Tel: (0115) 955 8343
 


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MidlandsACConduct@justice.gov.uk
North and West Yorkshire Advisory Committee North and West Yorkshire Advisory Committee Judicial Support Unit Leeds Magistrates’ Court PO Box 97 Westgate LEEDS LS1 3JP Tel: 0113 285 5770
 


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nwyjudicial-support-unit@justice.gov.uk
Northamptonshire, Leicestershire and Lincolnshire Leicester Magistrates Court, Pocklington Walk, Leicester, LE1 6BT
 


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LRLN-JudicialSupportTeam@Justice.gov.uk
Northumbria Advisory Committee Northumbria Judicial Support Unit Gateshead Law Courts Warwick Street Gateshead Tyne & Wear NE8 1DT Tel: 0191 4407210
 


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NOJSU@Justice.gov.uk
Wales All Wales Advisory Conduct Committee c/o Cardiff Magistrates’ Court Wales Support Unit Fitzalan Place Cardiff CF24 0RZ
 


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HMCTSWalesAdvisory@justice.gov.uk
West Midlands and Warwickshire Advisory Committee (Birmingham, Solihull, Coventry, Warwickshire, Black Country - Dudley, Walsall and Wolverhampton) Birmingham Magistrates’ Court, Justices’ Clerks Support Office, 1st Floor, Corporation Street, Birmingham, B4 6QF
 


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wmwjco@justice.gov.uk
South West (Avon, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Devon, Cornwall and Dorset) Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court Winston Churchill Avenue Portsmouth PO1 2DQ Tel: 02392 857925
 


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sw-advisory@justice.gov.uk