Legal Aid: whats in scope?

Delivered by a senior social welfare lawyer, the audio and resources below provide an overview of the areas for which legal aid is available and who is still eligible for advice and assistance under LASPO 2013.

The session focuses on housing, welfare and community care, however information is provided about each area where legal aid is available.

This course covers:

  • The means test and what areas of law that are still in scope,
  • Housing: what's in and what's not in scope,
  • Welfare benefits: what's in and what's not in scope,
  • Community care: what areas of law does this cover?
  • What evidence supports applications for legal aid?


Type of Resource

Date of publication

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Date last reviewed

Thursday, March 15, 2018