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 Law Society is being consulted on the terms of the Criminal Legal Aid Contract 2017.
The Law Society of England and Wales welcoming the Justice Select Committee new report on fee increases.
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has started to gather more information about the existing arrangements and how they operate in practice.
The Legal Aid Agency's (LAA) Contract Review Body (CRB) forms part of a contractual dispute-resolution process, leading ultimately to mediation or ...
Proposals to curtail the ability of 'McKenzie Friends' to recover fees in the wake of a successful court action were today backed by the Law Society.
Providers holding a Crime Contingency Contract have until 30 June to accept the Legal Aid Agency's (LAA) offer to extend their contract to 31 March ...
This practice note provides advice on good practice for legal practitioners who advise and represent clients at mental health tribunals.
The Ministry of Justice seeks responses from civil and criminal practitioners to a pre-consultation questionnaire on remuneration for contempt proceedings ...
A report by Transform Justice suggests that miscarriages of justice and long delays in the criminal justice system are becoming more common.
The Law Society has responded to the ministerial statement on civil legal aid.
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This accreditation scheme covers the representation of patients in all proceedings before the first-tier tribunal.
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The Law Society's priority is to do all that it can to provide support to its members and their firms during this most difficult time.
The Access to Justice Committee is part of our Legal Affairs and Policy Board.
It promotes improvements in legal aid and access to justice and advises on policy formulation.
Whoever you are, wherever you are from, however much, or little you earn - you deserve access to legal advice and the justice system.
Access to justice is on the verge of a crisis. There can be no effective rule of law when we lack a fully accessible and affordable judicial system.
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