Enduring power of attorney in Northern Ireland - other resources

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Age NI 

0808 808 7575 (advice line, 9am–5pm Monday–Friday) 
[email protected] 

Age NI provides information and advice for older people in Northern Ireland. 

Citizens Advice 


Citizens Advice may be able to help signpost to sources of free legal advice. See website for local contact details. 

Law Centre NI 

028 9024 4401 
[email protected] 

Law Centre NI offers free legal advice and support on social security, health and social care and employment. 

Law Society of Northern Ireland 

028 9023 1614 (9am–5pm Monday–Friday) 

Law Society of Northern Ireland can help people who live in Northern Ireland find a solicitor.

Office of Care and Protection (OCP) 

0300 200 7812 
[email protected] 
www.justice-ni.gov.uk/topics/courts-and-tribunals/office-care-and protection-patients-section 

The OCP manages the registration of EPAs and the appointment of controllers. 

Solicitors for the Elderly 

0844 567 6173 
[email protected] 

Solicitors for the Elderly is a national association of solicitors, barristers and legal executives who are committed to providing legal advice for older people, their families and carers.

Review details

Last reviewed: August 2020 
Next review due: August 2023 

Our information is based on evidence and need, and is regularly updated using quality-controlled processes. It is reviewed by experts in health and social care and people affected by dementia. 

Reviewed by: Brid McColgan, Associate Director, Cleaver Fulton Rankin Solicitors, Belfast; Edith Gowdy, Partner, King & Gowdy Solicitors, Belfast 

This factsheet has also been reviewed by people affected by dementia. 

To give feedback on this factsheet, or for a list of sources, please contact [email protected] 

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