As Rob and Helen face each other in the family court, the Law Society highlights the unfairness of rules that determine who is eligible for legal aid.
Our free roadshows and webinar will tell you everything you need to know about the tender process and the key changes to the contract.
Law Society cautiously welcomes proposals for an online court, made in a comprehensive review of the structure of the civil courts in England and Wales.
Provision of legal aid advice for housing is disappearing in large areas of England and Wales, creating 'legal aid deserts'. See our interactive map for more details.
Families across England and Wales are denied state-funded advice on housing issues because of 'legal aid deserts' which emerged due to drastic government cuts.
The outcome of a consultation on the new 2017 criminal legal aid contract was today greeted with concern by the Law Society of England and Wales.
The Legal Aid Agency (LAA) has just opened the tender for the 2017 criminal legal aid contracts.
We are campaigning to improve access to justice for all, regardless of social background and wealth.
In collaboration with others, we have set up a joint working group to examine the viability of a contingent legal aid fund.
Accreditation for members who meet the highest standards of expertise and client service in immigration and asylum law work.
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The Law Society has launched a new campaign highlighting a looming crisis in the numbers of criminal duty solicitors.
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.
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.
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