In addition to supporting Mind's policy and campaigning work generally, Mind's legal team:
- mental health
- mental capacity
- community care
- human rights
- discrimination related to mental health
- writes a quarterly legal newsletter
We do not represent individuals bringing claims or applications in any court or tribunal. This is because we do not have a legal aid contract or funding arrangements in place that would allow us to do this. We think our helplines and interventions are the best use of our resources.
If you need information on one of the areas above you can contact our Legal Line on 0300 466 6463.
If you need a solicitor, details of where to seek specialist advice can be obtained from either the Law Society or Civil Legal Advice. You could also contact your local Citizens Advice Bureau or there may be a Law Centre in your area that could help.
If you have a case in court, we may be able to support your claim by intervening or providing evidence. We support cases where:
If you think you have a case that we may be interested in please contact us at [email protected]. We will need to see relevant court papers, particularly the grounds of claim and defence.