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MoJ ditches supplementary legal aid scheme – for now

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.

September 25th, 2012 | Comments Off on MoJ ditches supplementary legal aid scheme – for now

Peers bid to introduce statutory control of third-party "capture" and tighten up referral fee ban

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.

June 11th, 2012 | 1 Comment »