Legal Aid in UK Law

  • Birkett v James
    • House of Lords
    • 25 Mayo 1977
    ...... in so far as it ordered that the Costs of the said Appellant in that Court be taxed in accordance with the provisions of Schedule 2 to the Legal Aid Act 1974, and that the Order of Mr. District Registrar Parmiter in Chambers of the 27th day of October 1975 be, and the same is hereby, ......
  • G v G (Minors: Custody Appeal)
    • House of Lords
    • 25 Abril 1985
    ...... of children, the desirability of putting an end to litigation, which applies to all classes of case, is particularly strong because the longer legal proceedings last, the more are the children, whose welfare is at stake, likely to be disturbed by the uncertainty. . . 10 Nevertheless, there ......
  • Gosling v Gosling
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 17 Febrero 1967
    ......On the 2nd September 1964 the husband obtained a legal aid certificate for the purpose of defending the suit, and entered a general appearance. In the following month there was an Interview between the ......
  • R (Daly) v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • House of Lords
    • 23 Mayo 2001
    ...... . . 17.72 Subject to paragraph 17.73, staff may normally read legal correspondence only if the Governor has reasonable cause to suspect that their contents endanger prison security, or the safety of others, or are ......
  • Royal Bank of Scotland Plc v Etridge (No 2); Kenyon-Brown v Desmond Banks & Company (Undue Influence) (No 2); Bank of Scotland v Bennett; UCB Home Loans Corporation Ltd v Moore; National Westminster Bank Plc v Gill; Midland Bank Plc v Wallace; Barclays Bank Plc v Harris; Barclays Bank Plc v Coleman
    • House of Lords
    • 11 Octubre 2001
    ...... opinions of Lord Nicholls and Lord Scott show some difference of expression and approach, I do not myself discern any significant difference of legal principle applicable to these cases, and I agree with both opinions. But if I am wrong and such differences exist, it is plain that the opinion of ......
  • Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Company v New Garage and Motor Company
    • House of Lords
    • 01 Julio 1914
  • Piglowski v Piglowski
    • House of Lords
    • 24 Junio 1999
    ......A flat in Spain worth £14,000. Some small insurance policies. Their total value was estimated to be £127,400. But the legal costs which have been expended in deciding how they should be divided are estimated to exceed £128,000. Both sides have been funded by the Legal Aid ......
  • Allen v Sir Alfred McAlpine & Sons Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 11 Enero 1968
    ......The widow, the nurse and the man of business, each one of them wanted to get on. The fault, I regret to say, has been with the legal advisers. It is not that they wilfully neglected the cases. But they have put them on one side, sometimes for months, and even for years, because of ......
  • Ridehalgh v Horsefield; Watson v Watson (Wasted Costs Orders)
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 26 Enero 1994
    ......) raise the same question : in what circumstances should the court make a wasted costs order in favour of one party to litigation against the legal representative (counsel or solicitor) of the other? It is a question of great and growing significance. It is desirable that this Court should give ......
  • Gooday v Gooday
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 16 Julio 1968
    ......2 This is an appeal by leave of the learned judge from an order which he made upon the dismissal of the divorce petition by a legally aided wife whereby he ordered that the petitioner should pay £200 towards the respondent's costs, that £50 of that sum should be paid forthwith, ......
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