Research undertaken by Ipsos-MORI in collaboration with Law Society Research Unit shows that: shows a clear statistical link between getting early legal advice and resolving problems sooner.
Cutting state funding for early legal advice has proved a false economy – restoring it through legal aid could save the taxpayer money, the Law Society of England and Wales said today.
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News that the government is to review the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO) was today welcomed by the Law Society of England and Wales.
The quality of legal representation for anyone accused of wrongdoing in England and Wales will be damaged significantly by new cuts to defence solicitor fees, the Law Society warned today.
A long-awaited report into the state of the legal aid system has thrown its weight behind a Law Society call for the government to review LASPO.
A decision to delay a government pilot trialling extended court opening hour has been welcomed today by the Law Society.
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Joe Egan, president of the Law Society, has expressed concern over the controversial scheme.
The Legal Aid Agency has published its revised timetable for firms wishing to tender for 2018 civil legal aid contracts.
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The Law Society has launched a new campaign highlighting a looming crisis in the numbers of criminal duty solicitors.
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