Services of Legal Aid in UK Law

  • 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 ......
  • Criminal Assistance: Applying EU Public Procurement Rules To English Criminal Legal Aid
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ... Originally published in Competition Law Insight, July. 2008. In December 2007, the Legal Services Commission (LSC). launched a consultation (the Consultation) intending to. introduce best value tendering (BVT) for criminal defence. ......
  • Beyond Brexit: Preparing For Changes To The Treatment Of UK State Aid
    • Mondaq UK
    ......later in the year, this would present significant legal and. practical challenges, and would involve agreement on a continuing. UK ...Visit us at . mayerbrown.com. Mayer Brown is a global legal services provider. comprising legal practices that are separate entities (the. ......
  • From rule makers to rule takers? State Aid in the UK post-Brexit
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    On 14 November 2018, the European Commission and the UK government announced that they had agreed a draft Withdrawal Agreement. While this agreement still requires the consent of the UK Parliament ...
    ......the "Notice" on the notion of aid, the "Communication" regarding services of general economic interest and the "Notice" on guarantees;. (iii)  The ... aid control when the UK leaves the EU would mean there would be no legal framework to prevent subsidies that distort trade within the UK". Further ......
  • Commission Given Go-ahead On German Banks State Aid cases
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... up its enforcement of the State aid rules in the financial services sector, looking in particular at the less obvious forms of aid such as the ...The content of this article does not constitute legal advice and should not be relied on as such. Specific advice should be ......
  • Band Aid Solution
    • Mondaq UK
    ......These tax rulings are perfectly legal under the tax law of the respective member state. They were issued in the ...In both cases the companies concerned set prices for goods and services sold between companies within the Fiat and Starbucks groups (so-called ......
  • State Aid And Public Procurement
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    .... State aid and public procurement are legal subjects deriving from the law of the European Union ("EU"). Both regimes ...The Directives require that contracts for works, supplies and services over a certain value let by the public sector (and "utilities" operating ......
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