Legal aid reform


  1. CRM14: criminal legal aid application form

    Applying for criminal legal aid in the limited circumstances where the eForm cannot be used: main application form (CRM14), financial statement (CRM15) and completion guidance

  2. Apply for court costs from central funds: no legal aid (forms 5911a and 5912a)

    Form for defendants and solicitors to claim back the costs of a case in a criminal court if you were refused legal aid for representation.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Claim for criminal legal aid work under graduated fee schemes
  2. Standard civil contract 2018
  3. Family mediation tender 2015
  4. Standard crime contract 2010
  5. Legal aid for unaccompanied and separated children
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News and communications

Research and statistics

  1. Legal aid statistics: April to June 2017
  2. Composition and remuneration of junior barristers under the Advocates' Graduated Fee Scheme in criminal legal aid
  3. Civil Legal Advice mandatory gateway: research findings
  4. Statistical notice - criminal legal aid statistics Oct 2012 to Sep 2013
  5. Exceptional Case Funding in legal aid statistics
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Legal aid financial eligibility and Universal Credit
  2. Changes to remuneration for legal aid services
  3. Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012: Post-Legislative Memorandum
  4. 2010 to 2015 government policy: legal aid reform
  5. Civil Legal Advice mandatory gateway review
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Input indicators - legal aid, 2010-11
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