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JAFLAS Dr Alan Blacker & Co. CIC.

A recognised not-for-profit Community Interest Company registered in England and Wales with the regulator for Community Interest Companies number 14277484.

From all of us at JAFLAS Dr Alan Blacker & Co CIC

Have a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

We open again on the 16th of January 2023.



Leading Regional Providers of Pro Bono Legal Services 2022 in the Northern Enterprise Awards 2022 hosted by SME News!

Still here - Still serving

 0203 47 999 57 

Our office number

Business hours

Mon-Thur 9-5 pm Fri 10-2 pm.

Monday and Thursday evenings from 6 pm till 8 pm

Out of hours 07981 527693

25 years of service to the most vulnerable and charities

In December 2022 we helped  59 new people and acted on 32 instructions from 6 countries.

Ask us about the new mobile phone in cars rules and receive a free booklet.

Wrongly clocked at 111mph - we saved the driver's licence with the case dismissed.

We are a multidiscipline chamber and legal advice centre, providing professional legal care to companies, charities, not-for-profits and private individuals.

In order to make justice accessible, we offer free legal help to pensioners, the disabled, the ill, the incarcerated, and veterans. A pension or benefit appeal, a criminal matter, contact or educational issues, or any other issue concerning the elderly, disabled, or those who are vulnerable due to poverty, could fall under this heading.

We provide top-rank services to commercial clients too. 

We represent over a hundred and fifty businesses, as in-house counsel.  From airlines to aerial fitters to train companies to medical research new starts.


Over twenty thousand people (in total) have been helped by us to achieve justice in their lives and to achieve real and effective change and we have represented over eleven thousand clients to date.

We are proud to have won first place in the Leading Regional Providers of Pro Bono Legal Services in the Northern Enterprise Awards and this marks a high demand for our services coupled with excellent overall client service.

The judges said "Our panel considers carefully the voting and nomination information and any additional that our internal research team has come across in both online and in the public domain.

In order to be awarded, there must be evidence of expertise within a given field; dedication to customer/client service, satisfaction and retention; and an ongoing commitment to providing excellent work. "


We are the nations leading Legal Advice Service for those who are vulnerable or who work with the socially marginalised. Helping disabled individuals or charities.


Some of the areas we cover for legal clients:

  • Medical Law and Personal Injury

  • Criminal Defence

  • Civil Legal Advice and Litigation

  • Debts on the verge or in legal stages

  • Police law, actions against the police

  • Family law, protecting property and enforcing rights.

  • Disputes over wills and estates

  • Welfare benefits and tribunals

  • Education law, schools, colleges, universities 

  • Employment law and consultancy contracts

  • Children and Child Protection

  • Special Educational Needs

  • Mental health and disability rights 

  • Charity law 

  • Commercial law

  • Commercial dispute resolution

  • Settling estates and tax planning

  • Trusts and Probate

  • Business restructuring and insolvency

  • Debt and welfare benefits

We provide a comprehensive litigation and advice service covering all civil and criminal areas of law.

Business Reorganisation and Insolvency Service

for all types of commercial enterprise and use the best practitioners from around the UK to help restructure and save corporations from closure - saving businesses means saving jobs means saving futures. We also act for claimants seeking to enforce against corporations.  

We also arrange valuations, mergers and all manner of commercial litigation including unfair prejudice to shareholders' actions.


Specialist Benefit Appeal Unit

For help with assessing your prospects of success in making

** Mandatory Reconsideration applications **

 ** Applications out of time **

** Appeal to the First-Tier Tribunal **

** Applications for leave to appeal to the Upper Tier  Tribunal **

** Upper-tier Tribunals **

Ask for help now - don't delay.

We provide debt advice and representation service and this usually ends in debts being written off.

An independent consumer ombudsman and civil arbitration scheme as well as mediation and conciliation services, we also provide FDR valuations and independent mediation.

We offer: -

mediation, a third party facilitating a resolution;

arbitration, a third party deciding the dispute;

early neutral evaluation, a third party giving an informed opinion on the dispute; and

Ombudsmen schemes.

JAFLAS Dr Alan Blacker & Co CIC is an approved referral agency from SSAFA Forces Help and receives support from caseworkers from other serving personnel charities and many other veterans charities.

We provide services on a range of pro bono, traditional and after-the-event funding agreements and a range of variations in between to suit your needs.

CICs are the new exciting way for charitable and not-for-profit concerns to function without having to have two bodies, and we have exploited this new framework to provide you with better service. We are still regulated and our assets are still locked into community interests.

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About Us


"Your country doesn't care about you at all, at all; you don't have any rights, we made them up, like the boogie man, Pinocchio, stuff like that. They are imaginary, cute and fictional." -

George Carlin. - something to dwell upon.

Whilst we agree with the sentiment, we strive to prove him wrong every day. ( about the rights that is, the country not caring is a given.)

Providing the same level and standards of service as our mainstream competitors, but for free at the point of demand; we approach each of our clients with fresh eyes to develop customized, unique strategies which have minimal impact on the lives of our vulnerable clients and provide the widest range of outcomes.


Though we’ve grown since our founding, we’re still the same agency at heart.


We provide help to not for profits and charities too as well as commercial clients who fund our work.


Let us help make your dreams a reality.

Are you ready to set your brand or business on the path to success?

Give us a call today and see what we can do for you.

Paul Bohill - Chairman.

Star of "Can't pay - we'll take it away!"

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Contact Us!

Get in touch today — don't let things fester, lets get your problems in perspective.  You may wish to make a full application now - scroll down and select the apply now button.

  • Working to PQASSO quality standards.

  • A Disability Confident advice service.

  • Please email us for a copy of our data protection policy.

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Main Number 0203 47 999 57

out of hours 07981 527693

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Our web chat is open.

Tuesday 11:00 till 14:00


Our offices are open from 9 to 5 Monday to Thursday and 10 till 2 pm Friday.

0203 47 999 57

Please book an appointment if you would like a guaranteed appointment time.

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JAFLAS Dr Alan Blacker & Co.CIC offers the comprehensive capabilities and deep industry knowledge necessary to help you solve the most complex issues. Since opening our doors in 2000, we’re proud to say that each year we have a bigger list of returning and new clients.


As a community interest company (not for profit) we would be most grateful for your donations, however modest towards our overheads and running costs.

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Our Available Dates


Please email us for our current available dates and we will respond immediatly with a list of dates we are available.

Our clerks work late into the evening and early mornings and can even find someone last thing Sunday for Monday morning.

This service is for professionals only please.

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Our business is based on providing professional guidance and solutions, which means we receive many questions from clients. Check out a few of our most common inquiries below. If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for, let us know and we’ll find it for you. Every question is important to us, so don’t hesitate in reaching out.

We are accredited as being a Disability Confident awardee and treat all clients with care, empathy and respect.


Feel free to hit the chat now button for immediate help.

Our clients are surveyed at the end of their case or instruction.

We are currently running at 


of clients surveyed in the last year

are Extremely Satisfied

with the work, we have done for them.


We also have 3292 subscribers to our mailing list 

independently verified.

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Because we provide services from the broadest range of people at the top of their profession, all who are willing to work on a pro bono - free or after-the-event basis, so you either only cover the disbursements like experts fees and court costs (if you can't gain full fee remission). Our professionals are able to provide initial advice for free. We are a community interest company that is driven by success, not financial reward.

All our recovered fees and costs go to sustain this free service for the vulnerable.

All our experts have or are: -

  • An impeccable reputation

  • Highly experienced

  • Ability to deliver high-quality advice

  • Agile and comfortable in a courtroom setting

  • Fully qualified


We provide free initial advice and then try and find volunteer lawyers and experts to help the most vulnerable in our society. Over ninety per cent of our funding comes from voluntary subscriptions, memberships and donations. Without this vital income, we could not operate.