News and advice for legal aid practitioners and information about our campaigns for an adequately funded legal aid system and access to justice for all.
Richard Miller speaks to Alice Mutasa, Vicki Butler and Valerie Robertson about issues facing the criminal justice system.
We responded to the Legal Aid Agency's consultation on changes to the general crime contract following the Parole Board rules review.
Your weekly update from the Law Society's public affairs team on all the latest developments and debates in Parliament and across Whitehall.
Our criminal justice and early advice campaigns were raised with the lord chancellor and his ministerial team during justice oral questions.
More than half local authorities in England and Wales have no publicly funded legal advice for housing, the Law Society said.
This briefing sets out the Law Society's views on legal aid deserts in England and Wales.
Rosa Coleman is a marketing and development officer at the charity London Legal Support Trust and blogs about how access to justice and legal aid is under threat, and what you can do to help.
The award of legal aid in the case of Shamima Begum raises some of the most fundamental principles underpinning the justice system.
This accreditation scheme covers the representation of patients in all proceedings before the first-tier tribunal.
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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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