Judicial Press Office

The press team deals with media enquiries (from journalists only) including out of hours calls, for the judiciary of England and Wales including tribunal judges and magistrates.

Please note we are the press office for the judiciary only.

Queries about courts should addressed to HMCTS press office on:

020 3334 3531

We are unable to offer legal advice or help members of the public with their court cases. For queries of this nature the following agencies may be able to assist.

 

Advice UK
0300 777 0107
www.adviceuk.org.uk
mail@advice.org.uk

Citizens Advice
020 7833 7102
www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Law Centres Network
0207 7749 9120
www.lawcentres.org.uk
info@lawcentres.org,uk

ProBono Unit
www.probonouk.net

General contact number FOR JOURNALISTS ONLY (office hours): 020 7073 4852

Press enquiries email address: press.enquiries@judiciary.gsi.gov.uk
Out of hours pager: 07659 550652

Press office contacts
Stephen Ward – Head of News
Michael Duncan – Senior Press Officer
Russell Hayes – Senior Press Officer

The following organisations have their own press teams:

Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service – 020 3334 3531

Judicial Appointments Commission – 020 3334 0331

Crown Prosecution Service – 020 3357 0906

Attorney General’s Office – 020 7271 2440 / 2484 / 2465

Ministry of Justice – 020 3334 3536