And don’t forget Jackson LJ is delivering a sister speech on 2nd February outlining his plea for a Contingent legal aid fund first raised by JUSTICE in 1978.
Can someone remind us why the Government removed personal injury work from legal aid in the first place? From memory, it was the only legal aid work that provided a steady income stream back to the Government – answers on a postcard below.
Elsewhere, it appears that Insurers not living up to promises to pass on savings to customers through reduced premiums and Gordon Exall writes on the increase in Court fees with a very useful series of links to related articles here
Speaking of legal aid, 1st February marks the start date for the mandatory use of CCMS in all special children act cases. David Smith provides additional information here.
Back at John M Hayes, Kenny Shealey continues his preparations for the Brighton marathon and we are delighted to welcome two new recruits to the Company specialising in both inter-partes and legal aid work.