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United front: National Justice Committee

Posted by - 14th February 2014
Solicitors and barristers have formed the National Justice Committee to present a united front against the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) consultation on criminal defence legal aid, Next Steps. The Committee…
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Hello world!

Posted by - 9th January 2014
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Regulation, ABSs and NfPs

Posted by - 5th July 2012
Many not-for-profit agencies will have been focusing recently on the tenders for new legal aid contracts, writes Simon Pugh. But in between breathing a sigh of relief at the successful…
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On thinking the unthinkable

Posted by - 29th May 2012
When the government’s intentions to slash civil legal aid were made clear in the Green Paper preceding the LASPO Bill there was a collective sinking of hearts throughout the not-for-profit…
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A law centre revolution

Posted by - 2nd May 2012
We are on the cusp of what we consider a law centre revolution. Serving a deprived but vibrant community in East London for almost 40 years, Hackney Community Law Centre…
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The Co-op and legal aid

Posted by - 2nd May 2012
In 1948, Britain was gripped by post-war austerity. The country was struggling to rebuild its battered fabric. British athletes competing in the Olympic Games were subject to even greater rationing…
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Stimulating innovation

Posted by - 30th April 2012
There is little doubt that social welfare law services to some of the most vulnerable citizens in our communities will need to adapt to a changed funding environment, writes Crispin…
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Future uncertain

Posted by - 30th April 2012
Simon Pugh casts his eye over the post-LASPO landscape, and looks for the detail for the forthcoming contract tender process - and finds it missing.
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