RAF Legal Services Northern Germany closed on 30 June 2019
On 30 June 2019 the provision of legal advice by RAF legal officers to serving members of the Army being interviewed under caution, came to an end . If legal representation is required for such an interview, the RMP will be able to arrange free legal assistance through the duty solicitor scheme
Army Legal Assistance (ALA) closed on 31 March 2019
After 31 March 2019 Army personnel seeking legal assistance for personal legal issues should do so by instructing a civilian legal advisor at their own expense in the appropriate jurisdiction.
ACO(NWE) is part of Resources, Headquarters British Forces Germany (HQ BFG), located at Catterick Barracks, Bielefeld. The ACO is responsible for handling claims by and against the Ministry of Defence in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, The Netherlands and Switzerland. Claims include RTAs, Training and Manoeuvre Damage, Public Liability and Loss of Service.