Legal Aid

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Swingeing cuts to legal aid have had a devastating effect on parts of Wales, with some towns having no law centres or legal aid lawyers, The Guardian reports. Before the introduction of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (Laspo) in 2013, legal aid would have accounted for 40 p

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Academics, advocates and solicitors to advise on approach to reviewing legal aid fees. Experts from across the legal profession have joined a Scottish government panel to advise on an evidence-based approach for a review of fee levels for legal aid services.

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A law firm funder which in part aims to fill the gap left by swingeing cuts to legal aid has raised £100 million in finance. SpectraLegal, a provider of finance and litigation risk management services established in 2014, is currently developing financing options for the UK legal services

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