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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 9 August 2017 + show all updates
  1. ECF form - CIV ECF 1 form updated.
  2. CIV ECF1 form updated.
  3. 'Exceptional cases funding – provider pack' replaced.
  4. ECF form and provider information pack updated.
  5. Post-judgment notice to Director of Legal Aid Casework (LAC): IS v Director of LAC and Lord Chancellor: ECF Guidance (non-inquests)
  6. Updated Lord Chancellor funding guidance (non-inquests) published 9 June 2015
  7. Added notice to Director of Legal Aid Casework
  8. First published.