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Mental Health Tribunals, written by Philip Fennell, Penny Letts and Jonathan Wilson, is out now. It provides an accessible and up-to-date guide to the law, rules and procedures.
In 2010, the Law Society's review of access to justice and legal aid provision made recommendations for far-reaching changes to the legal aid system.