News and advice from the Law Society for solicitors in the field of criminal justice.
We welcome the Ministry of Justice and Legal Aid Agency's decision to enable to practitioners to make earlier payment claims.
We're keeping the coronavirus situation under review and will provide regularly updated advice and sources of information for our members.
The SRA is reviewing civil and criminal advocacy standards and regulation. This page explains our view and what we're doing to support members.
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.
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.
We're working with the MoJ and HMCTS on how the COVID-19 restrictions affect courts.
President of the Law Society of England and Wales, Simon Davis has responded to solicitors concerns around coronavirus (COVID-19).
We're looking for clients who might be interested in speaking to the media about their case.
Shrinking budgets for the justice system have put it in crisis and the British people increasingly are left high and dry when it comes to accessing vital legal advice.
We have outlined our concerns on the MoJ's proposed changes to the criminal legal aid fee schemes, as part of the Criminal Legal Aid Review.
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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The Criminal Law Committee advises the Law Society on criminal law matters and works closely with the Access to Justice Committee in relation to criminal legal aid matters.
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