Consultations

Consultation Responses

FPR Committee Consultation Response

Download the FLBA’s response to the Family Procedure Rules Committee Consultation : Care, Supervision and other Part 4 Proceedings: Proposed changes to the Family Procedure Rules Part 12, which closed on 5 December 2013.

Consultations

Bar Council Publishes Legal Aid Consultation Core Case

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(…)

Family Justice Review Published

The Final Report of the Family Justice Review was published on 3 November.   The Family Justice Review Panel places children and families at the centre of its reform package, with plans to reform the fundamental structure of public law, and private law children cases.   6-month targets for the completion of public law (care/supervision)(…)