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.
Over the next few weeks we will be trialing a new format for our weekly parliamentary report.
A move to ease some of the hurdles restricting access to justice for hundreds of thousands of people is a shift in the right direction.
The MoJ has published a legal support action plan setting out the steps it plans to take following the post-implementation review of LASPO.
The government plans to reform the divorce process to remove the concept of fault. Many legal professionals feel current divorce law is out of date.
An overview of our successes in our Access to Justice campaigns this year.
Support for criminal legal aid trial payments must be balanced by boost for case preparation work to ensure survival of the criminal defence profession.
The Law Society has welcomed news that the MoJ has scaled down a pilot project to extend court opening hours.
The Law Society was referenced extensively in a Westminster Hall debate on the future of legal aid on Thursday last week.
The Law Society's key campaigns played a key role in a Westminster Hall debate on the future of legal aid.
We discuss the International Bar Association's guide to legal aid principles and how the UK is measuring up against them.
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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