The Law Society has responded to the MoJ's consultation on reforming the Advocates' Graduated Fee Scheme.
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.
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Information for organisations on submitting CRM12s.
The MoJ has published a consultation paper on a new Advocate Graduated Fee Scheme (AGFS).
In the first in a series on the key issues concerning solicitors in 2017, Robert Bourns looks at threats to access to justice.
The Law Society will cease involvement in the Advocates' Graduated Fee Scheme working group due to transparency concerns.
Our accreditation covers all types of criminal law work and supports practitioners to qualify to apply for inclusion on local duty solicitor rotas.
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