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Resources and guidance for solicitors, advocates, solicitor-advocates and Legal Aid Online users to help you effectively provide legal assistance.
Quickly find the fee payable for legal assistance work.
View the latest email updates to the profession alerting you to changes, improvements and developments in the legal aid system.
View the legislation and regulations that govern our decision making and policies.
Request free accounts, applications and online training or view guidance on using Legal Aid Online.
Find out how we monitor and review criminal
legal assistance work to ensure the public continue to receive effective legal representation.
Find out how to register and view the court, children's hearings and police station duty plans.
View the latest A&A/civil and children's keycards setting out the various eligibility limits, contributions and clawback levels.
Legal Aid Online category codes
You can also download a PDF of the A&A/ABWOR category codes.
We offer a photocopying service for detailed accounts that will be over 10,000 sheets in total.
Translating and interpreting
Read the guidance about translation and interpreting, find out the available fees and view the list of providers registered with us. Register as an interpreter.
Agent video links
Find out how to sign up for the prison video links system and the benefits of using VC to meet your clients.
Update your firm's details on the Solicitor Finder
Check your firm's details on the Solicitor Finder tool and update them below if they can be improved.
Up-to-date details will ensure clients can easily find your firm when searching by case type or location and help you attract more clients you can represent.