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.
Technology has the potential to unlock justice for all, according to our new report, but it is by no means a "silver bullet".
We conducted a research project to investigate whether technology is the key to unlocking access to justice innovation.
We will be attending the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat party conferences this autumn as part of our influencing work on behalf of members.
The MoJ is reviewing the current criminal legal aid fee schemes. It will deliver a final report, including any recommendations, in summer 2020.
We are aware of the considerable problems with the Defence Solicitor Call Centre this week. Find out what we're doing to help our members.
Our president Simon Davis has written to the government calling for urgent investment across the wider criminal justice system.
Information on bidding for a contract to offer legal aid services from the Legal Aid Agency.
The SRA is consulting until 13 November on proposals to improve civil and criminal advocacy standards and the way the SRA regulates advocacy.
We produced this guide to help those conducting pro bono work understand when their clients may be entitled to legal aid.
What's changing relating to the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO).
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 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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