- Tuesday, 25 September 2012
Campaigners yesterday welcomed the government’s announcement that it is to drop the supplementary legal aid scheme (SLAS), which would have taken 25% of damages from those cases still eligible for legal aid next year, such as claims on behalf of brain-damaged babies.
Tags: clinical negligence, conditional fee agreements, legal aid, SLAS, supplementary legal aid scheme
Posted in ATE/CFA, News
- Monday, 11 June 2012
Peers have launched a bid to curb third-party capture of potential claimants by insurance companies, and also spell out the proposed referral fee ban in greater detail – while carving out an exception for payments to provide a pooled marketing service.
Tags: Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill, legal practice course, personal injury, referral fees, SLAS, supplementary legal aid scheme
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