Legal aid

Guidance, 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. To sign up for our Legal Aid Update newsletter, add this topic in My LS by using the green sign-up button at the top of this page.

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Access to Justice Committee

Our Access to Justice Committee promotes improvements in legal aid and access to justice and advises on policy formulation.

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