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LSC apology over recoupment policy

Posted by - 25th March 2013
The Legal Services Commission (LSC) has issued an apology over its controversial recoupment policy. The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman has upheld a complaint from the Law Society that the…
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Next steps for Low Commission

Posted by - 4th March 2013
In December 2012 I launched the Low Commission on the Future of Advice and Legal Support, a year long enquiry into the impact of cuts to advice on social welfare…
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IMPORTANT: LSC publishes civil contract

Posted by - 28th February 2013
The Legal Services Commission (LSC) has published updates on crime and civil contracts and new matter starts published. You can see the final version of the 2013 standard civil contract…
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LSC drops contract changes

Posted by - 12th February 2013
The Legal Services Commission (LSC) has agreed to drop changes to legal aid contracts. It was reported on the Law Society’s Gazette that although the LSC had ‘a right to…
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