Manchester Arena Attacks Free Legal Advice Panel Information

  • 19/06/2017

If you were at Manchester Arena and affected by the attack on Monday 22nd May, 2017 Manchester Law Society can help you get free legal advice and assistance.

If you have been physically or mentally injured or have concerns about yours/others property, long-term healthcare arrangements, financial obligations/debt, benefits, insurance, family matters or any other legal queries and would like to speak with a lawyer free of charge, please complete an online enquiry form here:

We may contact you for further information and to confirm whether we can assist.

If we can help, your contact details will be passed to a law firm who will then contact you directly.

All enquiries are treated with the strictest confidence.

Manchester Law Society is working with Manchester City Council, the Red Cross and Victim support to ensure that those affected receive the very best legal support and assistance.

If you are unable either to access or complete the online form and require assistance completing your form please contact either:

The BPP Manchester Legal Advice Clinic on 0161 244 6500


The Personal Support Unit at Manchester Civil Justice Centre on 0161 240 5037

both of whom have offered to assist by completing your application online for you.

Useful contacts for you or anyone affected by the Manchester Arena attack are:-


Applications can be made to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA),( under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme 2012, ( by those victims injured, or the families of those killed in the attack.

If you have been bereaved or suffered a personal injury as a result of this incident you can find out more ( about applying. Alternatively, you can call the CICA helpline on 0300 003 3601.


The British Red Cross are staffing the We Love Manchester Emergency Support line and the numbers are listed below: –

Free phone number 0800 458 9472

Or if you are calling from outside the UK 0203 417 0270


Victim Support have a 24 hour emergency help line which is 0808 1689111

If we can help in any other way please contact Manchester Law Society via our dedicated mail box – [email protected]