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Legal aid: exceptional case funding form and guidance

Exceptional case funding (ECF) form, provider information pack (inquests and non-inquests) and funding guidance.

Documents

ECF form - CIV ECF 1

CIV APP5: application for legal aid in Special Children Act 1989 cases

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Provider information pack

Notice to the Director of Legal Aid Casework: Lord Chancellor’s guidance on exceptional funding (non inquests)

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Post-judgment notice to Director of Legal Aid Casework (DLAC): IS v DLAC and The Lord Chancellor: ECF Guidance (non-inquests)

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Details

Included in this publication are:

  • CIV ECF 1
  • provider information pack (inquest and non)
  • Lord Chancellor’s funding guidance (inquest and non)

Submit all ECF forms with a relevant merits form:

Also with a relevant means form:

Published 1 June 2014
Last updated 13 June 2018 + show all updates
  1. Form needed updating to version 5
  2. Updated 'Lord Chancellor funding guidance (inquests)'
  3. An update to our privacy notices. These changes are part of our preparations for new data protection legislation (GDPR) which comes into force on 25 May 2018.
  4. ECF form - CIV ECF 1 form updated.
  5. CIV ECF1 form updated.
  6. 'Exceptional cases funding – provider pack' replaced.
  7. ECF form and provider information pack updated.
  8. Post-judgment notice to Director of Legal Aid Casework (LAC): IS v Director of LAC and Lord Chancellor: ECF Guidance (non-inquests)
  9. Updated Lord Chancellor funding guidance (non-inquests) published 9 June 2015
  10. Added notice to Director of Legal Aid Casework
  11. First published.