Legal Services Commission


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Legal Services Commission

the body responsible for running the Community Legal Service Fund, which replaced civil legal aid in England and Wales in 2000. It took over the work of the Legal Aid Board in this respect.
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South Australias Legal Services Commission will soon act as the first point of contact for people seeking community legal services under changes announced by the State Government today.
Mr Justice Treacy held changes introduced by the Northern Ireland Legal Services Commission went beyond its powers.
It had specialist contracts from the Legal Services Commission to provide advice on debt, welfare benefits and housing and also carried out casework in community care and employment.
The Legal Services Commission (LSC) would not release a breakdown on how much legal aid was given to each defendant but the Chronicle understands Paul Thompson's legal aid bill checked in at around PS170,
It launched a legal battle against the Legal Services Commission (LSC) after it was told the matter was closed and nothing could be done about it, Defending the action the LSC said it "was obliged to treat all bidders equally".
The award was made by the SQM Delivery Partnership, which carried out an audit on behalf of the Legal Services Commission.
The contracts via The Legal Services Commission cover cases related to childcare, divorce proceedings and financial matters.
The decision is understood to have been made by the Legal Services Commission after complaints from pro-rebuild campaigners who questioned why his fight should be publicly funded.
The Legal Services Commission said in November it was no longer funding an action against the makers of sodium valproate, a drug used to prevent epileptic seizures.
The Citizens' Advice Bureau in Wansbeck and Blyth Valley are trying to pick up the pieces after suffering a pounds 137,000 reduction in their funding from the Legal Services Commission.
The Crown Court Means Testing Scheme is a joint Government initiative and is run by the Legal Services Commission (LSC) and Her Majesty's Courts Service (HMCS).
The Legal Services Commission said: "Our justice system and the principle of a fair trial requires people are not prejudged and should have legal representation regardless of whether the decision is unpopular.

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