Witness Service Edinburgh High Court

Welcome to your local witness service. We provide free, confidential information and support for victims and witnesses of crime, including:

  • Court familiarisation visits and an explanation of court procedures prior to trial
  • Information regarding court attendance for victims and witness
  • Emotional support while you wait to give evidence
  • Appointments to meet with our support team

Service location, opening hours and contact details are listed below along with court and parking details.

Witness Service Edinburgh High Court

1 Lawnmarket
Edinburgh
EH1 1RQ

0131 220 0750
Witnessservice.edinburgh-hc@victimsupportsco.org.uk

Opening hours:

Monday 8.30am – 4pm
Tuesday 8.30am – 4pm
Wednesday 8.30am – 4pm
Thursday 8.30am – 4pm
Friday 8.30am – 4pm

If you need support outwith these hours, our helpline is open 8am-8pm, Mon-Fri 0800 160 1985

Edinburgh High Court

If you need to contact the court or are looking for more information about attending a trial, please use the contact details below:

1 Lawnmarket
Edinburgh
EH1 1RQ

0131 225 2595
supreme.courts@scotcourts.gov.uk
Edinburgh High Court

Directions
Directions to the court can found on the Edinburgh High Court website

Parking
There are no parking facilities at the Supreme Courts, Parliament House. The surrounding streets are “yellow lined” or have only restricted parking. If you come by car, leave sufficient time to find an all-day parking place.