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LAPG launches manifesto for legal aid.

2017-10-09T06:06:26+00:00 October 9th, 2017|

Legal Aid Practitioners Group sets out detailed plan for undoing damage caused by LASPO cuts. The Legal Aid Practitioners Group has drawn on the expertise and experience of its members to produce a 'pragmatic and clear' manifesto for restoring  access to justice, lost following the 2012 Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act. Writing [...]

Welcome changes imminent to DV regulations

2017-06-13T15:02:41+00:00 February 24th, 2017|

After years of campaigning and litigation the government now seems ready to introduce much-needed changes to the regulations limiting access to legal aid for victims of domestic abuse.  The Guardian has trailed MOJ plans to remove the time limit and expand the types of acceptable evidence of abuse, which would increase access to legal aid to [...]

CCMS survey – please help us understand how to improve CCMS

2017-06-13T15:02:57+00:00 February 20th, 2017|

We’ve launched a survey to capture user experiences of CCMS.  Our members are consistently telling us of issues they experience with the system.  We also know that a large number of applications are being processed.  We’d like to hear from anyone who is using the system so that we can analyse what needs to be [...]