Developments in legal aid

This session will look at recent developments in legal aid.

The Ministry of Justice is working on its policy implementation review on various aspects of the Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO). In addition, the Legal Aid Agency has been making special arrangements to assist practitioners during the pandemic.

Delivered by Vicky Ling, a consultant specialising in legal aid practice and a founder member of the Law Consultancy Network, this session will look at key developments in legal aid since the pandemic and those likely in future, including:

  • Domestic abuse cases
  • Means-testing
  • Remote working
  • Tender timetable for new contracts.

Details

Event date:
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 11:00 to 12:00
Event Type:
Area of law:
Trainer:
Vicky Ling