Services of Legal Aid in UK Law

Legislation
  • Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1967
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 1967
    ......in the particular circumstances of the case. . (8) Save as expressly provided by or under this Act, the fact. that the services of counsel or a solicitor are given by way of. legal aid shall not affect the relationship between or the rights. of counsel, solicitor and client. ......
  • Legal Aid Act 1974
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 1974
    ...... . (5) Except as expressly provided by this Part of this Act. or by regulations made under it,— .   . ( a . ) the fact that the services of counsel or a solicitor are. given by way of advice or assistance shall not affect. the relationship between or the rights of counsel,. solicitor ......
  • Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 1986
    ......or in cases of any such description as may be prescribed. by regulations made under this section;. .   . ( c . ) providing any such services as are mentioned in subsection. (2) below. . (2) The services referred to in subsection (1)( c . ) above are. services provided by a solicitor for ......
  • The Civil Legal Aid (Financial Resources and Payment for Services) (Amendment) Regulations 2014
    • England & Wales
    • January 01, 2014
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Books & Journal Articles
  • The Swedish Legal Services Policy Remix: The Shift from Public Legal Aid to Private Legal Expense Insurance
    • Nbr. 30-1, March 2003
    • Journal of Law and Society
    A number of governments in the 1960s and 1970s pursued the goal of equal access to legal services by establishing publicly funded legal aid schemes. Some societies also promoted Legal Expense Insur...
  • Large‐scale Map or the A‐Z? The Place of Self‐help Services in Legal Aid
    • Nbr. 30-1, March 2003
    • Journal of Law and Society
    Australian legal aid agencies are increasing their reliance on self‐help legal services as part of their service delivery mix. Self‐help legal services seek to harness the productive capacity of co...
  • Chairman's Notes
    • Nbr. 5-22, July 1949
    • Probation Journal
    ......* . >.: . *. their  servicesLegal  Aid  Bill.  I. ......
  • Legal Aid in the Eye of a Storm: Rationing, Contracting, and a New Institutionalism
    • Nbr. 25-3, September 1998
    • Journal of Law and Society
    This article discusses possible rationales underlying a legal aid system through an articulation of theories of distribution in the legal services market, considers the idea of prioritization and p...
    ...... This article discusses possible rationales underlying a legal aid system through an articulation of theories of distribution in the legal services market, considers the idea of prioritization and planning or, in the political vernacular, rationing of public funding, and addresses the impact of ......
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Law Firm Commentaries
  • UK Public Procurement Law Digest: “Caveat Venditor” – e-tendering Systems and the Problem of Genuine Mistakes
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    Procurements run electronically seem to produce proportionately more claims of unfairness than the off-line variety. The cases that we summarise in this issue of our UK Public Procurement Law Diges...
    ......If there were an award for “Services to Procurement Law”, the UK’s Legal Services Commission (“LSC”) ......
  • Legal Aid for EU Residents
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... their effective access to justice where their financial resources are inadequate to cover the costs of litigation, and includes at least the services of a lawyer and the cost of proceedings". . The provisions apply to natural persons (whether claimants or defendants) and to legal persons so long ......
  • 'It's Legal Aid, Jim, But Not As We Know It.'
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... has experience of working in France, where every partnership was allocated cases every year in which they are obliged to offer their services to the impecunious at 'legal aid rates'; it is not impossible to imagine a similar burden being placed upon our profession as a whole. Many aspects ......
  • Costs: Claimant Penalised For Change From Legal Aid Funding to CFA
    • Mondaq UK
    ......certificate provided. The Claimant's solicitor made a request for further funding. when medical reports were being obtained. The Legal Services. Commission (LSC) advised further funding could not be agreed but. recommended making a formal request for funding. The solicitor wrote to the ......
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