Funding, Costs and Legal Aid

Criminal justice system at 'breaking point'

The criminal justice system is on the brink of collapse after a decade of underfunding and needs urgent intervention, a Law Society report has concluded.

18 Jun 2019 | Crime

Why the legal aid disruptors are worth their weight in gold

The #TakeYourMPToWork campaign has attracted a positive response from MPs willing to observe first-hand why comprehensive legal advice is so vital, says Da

Divorce finance: choosing the right litigation funding structure

Funding a divorce places additional strain on spouses but specialist providers can offer a suitable solution, says Georg

08 May 2019 | Divorce

Law Society urges government to rectify ‘legal aid deserts’

The Law Society has published figures today revealing that 184 local authorities in the UK have no publicly funded legal advice fo

Funding for inquests: giving families a voice

Non means-tested legal aid funding for inquests would encourage safer practices as well as allow families to be represented, argues Alic

Nearly half of law firms now set up as corporate entities

Decline in traditional partnerships suggests new approach to lega

06 Mar 2019 | Family

Regulators urged to prevent legal aid deserts

Legal Services Consumer Panel chair Sarah Chambers has raised concerns over “a growing landscape of ‘advice deserts’” post Legal Ai

Solicitors struggle to adjust to costs regime

Solicitors are still struggling to keep within the confines of the new costs regime, according to a survey of cost

Bach Commission proposes Right to Justice Act

Scrap Legal Aid Agency and replace it with an independent body, repor

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