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 litigation.
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 2017.
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.
The proposed plans to increase tribunal fees, the success of the Rights of Women legal challenge and progress on the UN Business and Human Rights principles - these are just a few of the highlighted issues in this month's president's blog.
Alexandra Cardenas discusses the home secretary's speech on Brexit and considers questions over legal aid and clinical negligence.
A report by Transform Justice suggests that miscarriages of justice and long delays in the criminal justice system are becoming more common.
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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