10 July 2020
Update explaining option for counsel to claim fees during Covid-19 for preparation work in criminal cases prior to case conclusion
30 June 2020
System changes have been made and, with effect from 1 July 2020, you will no longer require to upload any account in support of your interim fee claim.
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This update sets out amendments to existing legal aid regulations that will come into force for the duration of the emergency Covid-19 period.
This note sets out our approach to assessing an account or fee to be prepared as a direct alternative to an oral hearing during the Covid-19 emergency.
This update explains how civil accounts under a Form of application to restart action to the Sheriff Court should be charged
29 June 2020
This update describes how self-employed business people affected by Covid-19 will be treated for the purposes of assessing eligibility for legal aid.