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(…)

Fees Sub Committee : Data Gathering Exercise

The Fees Sub Committee are currently focusing on gathering data about rejections of FAS / FGFS claims by the LSC. We are asking as many chambers as possible to participate in a 3 month data gathering exercise. If you think your chambers could help with this please draw the exercise to the attention of your(…)