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Thursday, 25 August 2011

Legal Aid Cuts Point To Lean Times for Lawyers

Lawyers, law firms, and law centres are in for a tough time as the government introduces plans this week for an additional 10% cut in legal aid fees.  This is on top of the already annnounced 12.5% cuts which has been blamed for the collapse of the legal centre, Law for All,  and the going into administration of the Immigration Advisory Service ( IAS)

The proposal is being put before parliament by the Ministry of Justice to reduce costs in what it alleges is the "most expensive legal aid system in the world".  However, it is possible that the proposal will be voted down by MPs as a cut too far.

For many firms some legal aid work was viewed as a back up in lean times.

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