The Bar Council has published a document summarising it’s core case in respect of the current consultation in respect of legal aid. Read that document here. The proposals include the introduction of Price Competitive Tendering in criminal work and further fee cuts to solicitors (10%) and experts (20%) in family cases.
You can read the consultation document here. The consultation closes on 4 June and the Bar Council has urged all practitioners to respond to it.
The FLBA, through its Fees Sub Committee, will be responding to the consultation on behalf of members.