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Could you please explain your situation a little more?Alex
When was the decision made please by the Ombudsman?
Generally there is no right of appeal but you can consider a Judicial Review. This is where a Judge in the High Court considers the matter and sees whether the Ombudsman has acted legally and reasonably.
The Judge can either agree with the decision or send it back to them for it to be considered further. However you only have 3 months from the date of decision to seek a Judicial Review so you need to be quick.
Further Court guidance on the process can be found here:
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?Alex
Sadly that would mean I am instructed, which is against site rules. This is a question and answer site.
However if you are on limited means you may be entitled to legal aid which means a Solicitor can draft this for you for free.
Does that clarify? Alex
I should add you need to write to them first and put them on notice for Judicial Review. You cant just apply for one.
The pre action protocol says they must be informed.
Yes you should put on notice.
Guidance can be found here:
Does that clarify?Alex
Yes indeed. You need to wait for that second complaint to be dealt with before you can appeal that one.
So Judicial Review the first one and wait for the outcome of the second.
Yes if you want to chat in future just come back and ask for me,
If I could invite you to rate my answer before you go today please, otherwise the site does not credit me for the time spent with you today. Thanks and good luck. Alex
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Thanks in advance and good luck