Accounts and financial forms

Some accounting and financial processes remain paper based. The forms on our website can be used to submit financial information about your client, certain claims for reimbursement or payment and other accounting functions.

Advice and assistance

File Type Size Date
Solicitor's Application Where Payments Will Be Delayed Or Difficult [AA/HARDSHIP/2]

Guidance is available on how to complete this form.

448 KB | 28 May 2004
PDF 448 KB 28 May 2004
Request for reimbursement of outlays where there is no potential for any financial recovery [A&A/RES] 70 KB | 28 November 2017 PDF 70 KB 28 November 2017
Applicant Grave Hardship or Distress [AA/HARDSHIP/1]

Guidance is available on how to complete this form.

327 KB | 28 May 2018
PDF 327 KB 28 May 2018
Advice and Assistance/ABWOR Financial Verification Mandate [AA/VERF/MAND] 43 KB | 28 May 2018 PDF 43 KB 28 May 2018

Civil legal assistance

File Type Size Date
Financial Eligibility Form 3 [CIV/FIN/3]

Earnings statement by applicant's employer.

1 MB | 28 November 2005
PDF 1 MB 28 November 2005
Civil Account Synopsis and Conclusion of Proceedings [CIV/ACC/CONC]

Guidance is available on how to complete this form.

90 KB | 28 February 2009
PDF 90 KB 28 February 2009
Financial Eligibility Form 5 [CIV/FIN/5]

Financial eligibility form for Service Personnel.

83 KB | 28 July 2014
PDF 83 KB 28 July 2014
Application for Reimbursement of Outlays [CIV/RES]

You can also apply for reimbursements directly through Legal Aid Online.

73 KB | 28 August 2015
PDF 73 KB 28 August 2015
Payment on Account of Fees [SLA/POA/3]

Regulatory option for interim payment of fees.

246 KB | 28 November 2015
PDF 246 KB 28 November 2015
Financial Eligibility Form 4 [CIV/FIN/4]

Financial Eligibility form for Self Employed applicants.

494 KB | 28 April 2018
PDF 494 KB 28 April 2018
Financial Eligibility Form 2 [CIV/FIN/2]

This is for applicants not in receipt of a passported benefit. A Polish version is available for guidance only on request

Form 1 should be used if your client is in receipt of a passported benefit. These are income-based JSA and ESA, or Income Support or Universal Credit. This form is only available through Legal Aid Online.

610 KB | 28 May 2018
PDF 610 KB 28 May 2018
Civil Finance Financial Assessment Form [REC/44G]

This form should be completed by clients who are due to pay money to us.

308 KB | 28 June 2018
PDF 308 KB 28 June 2018

Criminal Legal Assistance

File Type Size Date
Criminal Legal Assistance Account Synopsis Duty Follow Up Proceedings [CRIM/ACCTS/DSF]

Guidance is available on how to complete this form.

108 KB | 28 June 2008
PDF 108 KB 28 June 2008
Supplementary account of detailed fees in Solemn, Appeals and Automatic [ACC/CRIM/DET/SOLM/SUP] 195 KB | 28 April 2011 PDF 195 KB 28 April 2011
Criminal ABWOR Supplementary Account Synopsis [CRIM/SUPP/AB]

Use this form for supplementary accounts for ABWOR detailed time and line accounts only. For supplementary ABWOR accounts on a fixed fee basis use form CRIM/ACCTS/SUPP.

48 KB | 28 July 2012
PDF 48 KB 28 July 2012
Criminal Legal Assistance Supplementary Account Synopsis [CRIM/ACCTS/SUPP]

Use this form for supplementary accounts in criminal and ABWOR fixed fee matters only.

80 KB | 28 July 2012
PDF 80 KB 28 July 2012
Request for Reimbursement of Outlays or Interim Payment [SLA/ROL/6]

Request for reimbursement of outlays or interim payment of fees under criminal legal aid (in solemn and appeals cases) and children's legal aid

92 KB | 28 January 2016
PDF 92 KB 28 January 2016
Supplementary account of detailed fees in Summary Criminal Proceedings [ACC/CRIM/DET/SHER/SUP]

In use from 1 April 2008 to 29 June 2008.

114 KB | 28 August 2017
PDF 114 KB 28 August 2017
Application for contempt of court and automatic legal aid (CRIM/COURT/APP)

For contempt of court and automatic legal aid.

680 KB | 16 May 2019
PDF 680 KB 16 May 2019
Criminal account transfer synopsis form 134 KB | 1 August 2019 PDF 134 KB 1 August 2019

Application for increase in duty capped limit/duty sanction

Complete the form to apply for an increase in duty capped limit/duty sanction.

Guidance is available from when accounts moved to Legal Aid Online to help you complete the finance forms.

Rights of Audience solicitors

File Type Size
Claim for Payment by Rights of Audience Solicitors [ACC/ROAS/1] 72 KB | 28 June 2012 PDF 72 KB

Detailed accounts guidance

File Type Size Date
Solemn Model Account 392 KB | 28 March 2019 PDF 392 KB 28 March 2019
Solemn FAQs 88 KB | 28 March 2019 PDF 88 KB 28 March 2019