Welcome to the RCJ Advice Bureau, incorporating Islington CAB

Our legal services

Since 1978, the RCJ Advice Bureau has been helping litigants in person within the Royal Courts of Justice. We help people navigate the court system and comply with civil procedure rules

We provide free legal advice and assistance if you cannot afford a solicitor and you are defending an action, or taking a case on your own, to:

  • the High Court or Court of Appeal at the Royal Court of Justice & County Courts across England and Wales (read more)
  • the family court at the Principal Registry of the Family Division or any other family court (read more)
  • the bankruptcy court at the Royal Court of Justice (read more)

Our advice services

As a Citizens Advice Bureau, we also provide information and advice on a wide variety of subjects, including debt, housing, welfare benefits, employment, consumer matters and relationships. This service is London-wide and available by phone (read more).

Islington residents can visit our Islington CAB in person at 222 Upper Street Islington N1 1XR (read more). All our services are free, independent, confidential and impartial.



Islington CAB is part of the RCJ Advice Bureau Service.
Reg Charity No:11050358
Reg Company No:03110908