News and advice from the Law Society for solicitors in the field of criminal justice.
The purpose of this practice note is to alert you to the new guidance in relation to the CPRs and its implications for practice.
This report considers how people who do not qualify for criminal legal aid can afford to pay their legal costs without falling into poverty
We're keeping the coronavirus situation under review and will provide regularly updated advice and sources of information for our members.
We welcome plans to resume jury trials, but reassert the utmost importance of good hygiene, appropriate distancing and compliance with guidance.
Susan Acland-Hood, Chief Executive HM Courts & Tribunals Service, discusses the challenges and changes to courts during the coronavirus pandemic.
This guidance is intended to assist investigators and prosecutors in deciding whether suspects should be interviewed as part of a police investigation during the coronavirus pandemic.
We've released a new tool to help solicitors and members of the public find out which courts are operational throughout the emergency period.
We welcome the Ministry of Justice and Legal Aid Agency's decision to enable to practitioners to make earlier payment claims.
The SRA is reviewing civil and criminal advocacy standards and regulation. This page explains our view and what we're doing to support members.
The purpose of this Protocol is to set a temporary framework during the Coronavirus pandemic for the handling of cases that involve a Custody Time Limit.
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