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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.
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 Many legal professionals feel current divorce law is out of date.
Lucy Parker is a solicitor at Ramsdens Solicitors LLP who qualified in 2018 as a legal aid solicitor and blogged for us. Now she is looking back over the last twelve months and considers some of the important lessons.
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.
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It promotes improvements in legal aid and access to justice and advises on policy formulation.
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