Witness Service Shetland

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 Shetland

Market House
Market Street

01595 744524

Opening hours

Monday  Closed
Tuesday  10am – 2pm
Wednesday  10am – 2pm
Thursday  10am – 2pm
Friday  10am – 2pm

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

Lerwick Sheriff Court

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

King Erik Street

01595 693914
Lerwick Sheriff Court website

Directions to the court can found on the Lerwick Sheriff Court website

Parking information
Free parking is available on the Hillhead, adjacent to the Town House. Further free parking is available on Market Street, directly opposite Market House, Market Street, approx. 300 yards from the court buildings.