Phone:  020 3334 0200
Fax:  020 3334 0201
Address:  1st Floor, Tower, 52 Queen Anne’s Gate, London SW1H 9AG
Map to the Law Commission (entrance by 102 Petty France)

Media enquiries

For media queries, please email or call:

  • Michael Duncan (Head of Communications) – 07743 178681

For out of hours media queries, please contact Michael Duncan on the number above.

Law teams

Commercial and Common Law
Criminal Law
Property, Family and Trust Law
Public Law


For all website queries, please email

Individual cases / legal advice

The Commission does not give advice on individual cases or points of law, or respond to queries on specific cases or complaints about solicitors. We also cannot assist with student assignments.

Alternative sources of professional assistance include:

The Law Society (T 0870 806 6575)
Citizens Advice (T 08444 111 444)
Legal Ombudsman (complaints against lawyers)
Community Legal Advice (T 0845 345 4 345)

Freedom of Information

We make a significant amount of information available under our Freedom of Information publication scheme. The information you are looking for may already be available under the scheme, and you will not need to make a formal request under the Freedom of Information Act.

If you wish to make a formal Freedom of Information request, please make your request either by email or by post to the address above. Please mark your correspondence “Freedom of Information”.

We have tried to locate all of our older publications and make them available for reading and/or downloading. If you are looking for a publication that you cannot find on this website, please email the details to us at and we can send the PDF to you.


Our policy is to respond to all enquiries promptly and courteously. We treat all complaints seriously and aim to reply to them within 20 working days. If we cannot do that, we will keep you informed of the progress we are making with your complaint. If we decide your complaint is justified we will apologise and explain how we intend to put the situation right.

About the Commission

If you have a complaint about a member of the Law Commission’s staff or about its administrative procedures you should write, giving details of the complaint and your name and address, to the Head of Corporate Services either by email or to the address above.


If you have a complaint about the conduct of one of our consultations you should write, giving details of the complaint and your name and address, to the Consultation Co-ordinator, either by email or to the address above.