Transforming Legal Aid Consultation Period Extended

CULL LEGAL AIDThe MOJ has now extended the period for consultation following clarifying a number of matters including the fact that certain figures included VAT and other expenses .

The New Consultation can be accessed here : https://consult.justice.gov.uk/digital-communications/transforming-legal-aid-next-steps/consult_view

The deadline is now 1st November .

Essential to this is also a Survey into Duty Contracts by Andrew Otterburn and it is essential firms do respond this time to this if we are to obtain  the evidence to respond .

http://www.lawsociety.org.uk/news/stories/contracts-for-duty-work-help-us-build-the-evidence/

Moaning about the Law Society will not be enough to stop this only active participation will . So please respond to the consultation and the Otterburn Survey .

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