Practice Notes: Funding, Costs and Legal Aid

Aiding the underdog

When Russell Conway went into the law, legal aid forms were green, blue and pink, and despite the cuts, he remains committed to helping those who can't hel

10 May 2017

The digital revolution meets Dad’s Army

The efficient use of technology in criminal courts presents considerable challenges for defence firms as they seek to train an ageing cohort of criminal pr

25 Apr 2017

MPs' surgeries fast becoming legal A&Es

Joined-up approach key to tackling unmet legal need, new repor

20 Apr 2017

Campaigners defeat government over legal aid cuts for prisoners

Removal of funding in three out of five categories declare

10 Apr 2017

Further criminal legal aid cuts untenable and short-sighted

Rising litigation costs beyond the control of solicitors, says Law Societ

23 Mar 2017

Critical time ahead for PI firms

With reform firmly on the horizon, firms need to take a critical look at the profitability of their personal injury work and consider a radical shake-up, a

14 Mar 2017

Sustainable legal education, just in time

With not-for-profit legal advice providers pressed to deliver efficiencies, one charity is driving a collaborative effort in pursuit of securing legal help

07 Mar 2017

MoJ: Targeted ‘legal support’ may help vulnerable people

Only one in ten respondents to government survey used a solicitor to resolve thei

06 Mar 2017

Vulnerable family law clients facing debt to access legal advice

SRA report finds consumers struggle to make informed choices abou

02 Mar 2017

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