Delays to legal aid reforms

Saturday 14 October 2006 at 9:53 am | In News | Post Comment

Lord Carter of ColesChanges to the £2 billion-a-year legal aid scheme proposed in the Carter Review have run into mounting opposition from solicitors. The Lord Chancellor appears to be rethinking the introduction of fixed fees instead of hourly rates in family and civil legal aid cases.

In any event the proposed market-based reforms may not now come in before 2008.

News report here

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