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.
We've responded to the Solicitors Regulation Authority's consultation on assuring advocacy standards.
The MoJ is reviewing the current criminal legal aid fee schemes. It will deliver a final report, including any recommendations, in summer 2020.
An update on our discussions with the MoJ and the lord chancellor on progress of the criminal legal aid review.
June Venters was admitted to the roll of solicitors in 1984, appointed QC in 2006 and the first woman solicitor to take Silk, and called to the Bar in 2017.
This podcast marks European Lawyers Day 2019. This year, the focus is on the right to legal aid in criminal matters and access to a lawyer when detained in prison.
This guide for solicitors who deliver civil legal aid services explains when ECF may be available and how to apply.
Emily Weidner and William McSweeney discuss whether technology is the key to improving access to justice and what barriers could impact this.
William McSweeney is the Law Society's technology and law policy adviser, working on the impact of key emerging technologies on the law.
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.
Accreditation for members who meet the highest standards of expertise and client service in immigration and asylum law work.
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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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