Who we are
We’re the combined office of the Official Solicitor to the Senior Courts and the Public Trustee – 2 separate, independent statutory office holders. We are around 135 staff who support their work, including lawyers and administrators. All are civil servants based in our offices in London.
We give administrative and operational support to the Official Solicitor to the Senior Courts and to the Public Trustee, who have separate duties.
The Official Solicitor acts:
The Public Trustee acts:
Telephone numbers for Official Solicitor and Public Trustee departments.
Telephone: 020 3681 2750
Telephone: 020 3681 2752
Court of Protection - Healthcare and Welfare
Telephone: 020 3681 2751
Court of Protection - Property and Affairs
Telephone: 020 3681 2758
International Child Abduction Unit
Telephone: 020 3681 2608
Private Law - Family and Divorce
Telephone: 020 3681 2754
Public Law - Family
Telephone: 020 3681 2755
Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders (REMO) EU and Non EU cases
Telephone: 020 3681 2757
Trust and Deputy Services
Telephone: 020 3681 2759