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The MoJ has restarted its work on the review of the legal aid means test and will consult on the proposals to change the means test in spring 2021.
This submission sets out our key recommendations to the Treasury for the 2020 comprehensive spending review.
We've warned that years of defunding British justice has placed the legal sector’s economic viability at risk, following the chancellor’s announcement on the winter economy plan.
We welcome the announcement of a new fee for the time defence solicitors spend scrutinising evidence.
Solicitors’ leaders have lodged a judicial review against the Legal Aid Agency (LAA) after they failed to consult properly around a decision to move legal aid cost assessments in-house.