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All-Scotland Sheriff Personal Injury Court


The Personal Injury Court was established in 2015.

Located in ​Edinburgh Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court, the PI Court is accessed from Chambers Street. There are security portals located at the main entrance and everyone entering the building will be subjected to a security check.

Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court

Contact details


Postal address

All-Scotland Sheriff Personal Injury Court
Edinburgh Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court
Sheriff Court House
27 Chambers Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1LB

 

Main telephone

0131 225 2525 - option 3 or  option 4

Sheriff Clerk / Main contact

Pam McFarlane

DX

DX 550311 – Edinburgh 37


Legal post

LP - 2, Edinburgh 10

Email

Motions only: national.motions@scotcourts.gov.uk

Correspondence: nationalpicourt@scotcourts.gov.uk

Accessibility contact

If you have a text phone you can contact the court using Text Relay.

If you require the support of an interpreter when you contact a court, a phone based service is available - ask for Language Line and the language required.

If you use British Sign Language (BSL) and wish to phone us using a sign language interpreter, you can use the online video relay interpreting service. For more information see the contactSCOTLAND website. www.contactscotland-bsl.org

Directions


Use the journey planner for public transportation information.

By bus

Several bus routes pass George IV Bridge or South Bridge including LRT buses 7, 23, 27, 28, 29. For up to date timetable see Lothian Buses or use the journey planner

By rail

The nearest rail station is approximately ten minutes walk. Visit Scotrail or National rail enquiries for train times.

By car

The Court is situated opposite the National Museum of Scotland and there are public parking meters and disabled parking available in Chamber Street. Off street parking is available Mon - Sun: 06.00 - 22.00 at NCP, St John's Hill, 2 Viewcraig Gardens, Edinburgh, EH8 9UQ.

By taxi

There is a taxi rank opposite the court entrance.

By air

The nearest airport is Edinburgh Airport (approximately 8 miles). There is a direct airport bus which arrives at Waverley Bridge, from there, the court building is a ten minute walk. For up to date timetables or to plan your journey visit Lothian buses or use the journey planner.

On arrival


If you are attending for a court hearing please check the notice boards or ask at the reception desk for directions to the court in which the hearing is scheduled. If unrepresented please let the court officials in that court room know you are in attendance so they can confirm the location and time your case will be heard.

Wheelchair users can access the building through the main Chambers Street entrance. As you approach the front of the building the push button operated door is to the right. Should you require assistance on arrival please contact the Sheriff Clerk in advance by telephone 0131 247 2802 or by writing to the Sheriff Clerk.

If you require assistance to evacuate the building in an emergency please let us know in advance by e-mailing: Edinburgh@scotcourtstribunals.gov.uk; telephone 0131 247 2802 or speak to reception staff on your arrival at court.

Hearing loops are installed in all courts and public counters.

Facilities


There is a public restaurant located on Level 6 that is open from 09.00 to 14.00 Monday to Friday.

If you are sitting on a jury, lunch and refreshments will be provided for you if the court sits into the afternoon.

A loop induction service is available in all courtrooms for people who have hearing difficulties. Please contact 0131 247 2563 if you require to use this facility.

Opening times


Mon - Thurs 09:00 - 17:00

Fri 09:00 - 16:45

Public Holidays

 


2016

  • January 1, 4
  • March 25, 28
  • April 18
  • May 2, 23
  • September 19
  • November 28
  • December 26, 27

2017

  • January 2, 3
  • April 10, 14, 17

Complaints


Please refer to the complaints and feedback page.

Useful Links


Accessibility


If you have a text phone you can contact the court using Text Relay.

If you require the support of an interpreter when you contact a court, a phone based service is available - ask for Language Line and the language required.

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