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Legal Funding Articles

In this section you will find a collection of articles, news items, advice and information in relation to Legal Funding. From the much-publicised issues and changes around Legal Aid – to offering advice and support on ways of funding your right to a legal defense.

Legal Aid Judicial Review

The Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association (CLSA) and the London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association (LCCSA) currently engaged in challenging by way of judicial review the Ministry of Justices’ (MOJ) decision to plough on with the legal aid crime duty tender process. The Law Society is also proposing a similar but separate action.

Legal Aid Cuts – Judicial Review Success

Mortons Solicitors are delighted to hear the news of the successful judicial review of the Government plans for cutting criminal legal aid by £220 million. At the High Court Mr Justice Burnett ruled that the Ministry of Justice consultation process was “so unfair as to amount to illegality”.

Legal Aid U-Turn

We are urging everyone to sign the Save Justice legal aid petition.
If the petition reaches 100,000 signatures there will be a debate in parliament.
You might not need a criminal defence solicitor today or tomorrow. But you might one day, even people of good character with no previous convictions.

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