News and advice for legal aid practitioners and information about our campaigns for an adequately funded legal aid system and access to justice for all.
The removal of a five-year time limit on evidence of abuse which prevents vulnerable victims of domestic violence from obtaining legal aid for court hearings is welcomed.
Nominations for this year's Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards are open.
Ministry of Justice plans to impose cuts of up to £30 million on criminal defence solicitors have been condemned today by the Law Society.
Clarity over new rules for solicitors' firms wishing to tender for 2018 civil legal aid contracts were today welcomed by the Law Society.
Donate your dormant client account monies and help support access to free legal advice.
Information for organisations on submitting CRM12s.
The MoJ has published a consultation paper on a new Advocate Graduated Fee Scheme (AGFS).
The Law Society will cease involvement in the Advocates' Graduated Fee Scheme working group due to transparency concerns.
Proposals for a set of minimum standards to ensure access to justice for all have prompted the Law Society to warn that the justice system is at breaking point.
Law Society is investigating the problem of touting for criminal legal aid work
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