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An end to the insolvency exemption

In April 2013 as part of the Jackson reforms, the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO) brought an end to the recoverability of success fees and after-the-event insurance premiums from the losing party. 486 more words

Corporate Recovery

Alumni Spotlight: Legal Aid Client Thanks Her "Dream Team"

“From the bottom of my heart I thank you all” : Legal Aid client thanks her “Dream Team”

Attorneys in our Charlotte office recently received some sincere thanks and high praise from a client for whom they went to extraordinary lengths to help escape from an unhealthy housing situation. 351 more words

Charlotte School Of Law

Legal Aid Organization Focuses on Kabul's Poorest Women

One of the pillars of the Bayat Foundation’s mission is the empowerment of women in Afghanistan, a country where much of the population is still dominated by very traditional attitudes about the role of women in society. 189 more words

Ehsanollah Bayat

Cuts in Legal Aid

The last few years have seen dramatic cuts in legal aid in this country as follows:


Justice is only available to those who can afford it

Great news people! We are out of a recession! Surely the worst is over?

Not so fast I’m afraid. Whilst I hate to be the pessimist, these cuts are having a disproportionate impact on ordinary women here in Bristol. 271 more words


Legal aid tops agenda at provincial justice ministers meeting

BANFF, Alta. – Manitoba’s justice minister says the federal Conservative government is not living up to its “law-and-order” image by supporting provinces where it counts. 503 more words