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  • Call for Evidence for Legal Practitioners (Judiciary, Solicitors (in private or public practice), Barristers)

    The Department of Justice (DoJ) is conducting a review of civil legal aid in Northern Ireland. The current annual spend for civil legal aid is approximately £50m. At various points in their lives, people will need support with issues they face that have a legal dimension. Access to efficient, effective, and responsive help in these circumstances is essential to enabling people to secure their rights in a democratic society. Under the Access to Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 ... More
    Created 5 April 2024
  • Call for Evidence for Children and Young People - Foundational Review of Civil Legal Aid

    The Department of Justice is seeking the views of children and young people who may have needed to get legal advice for an issue or help in court. If you or your family cannot afford to pay for your own advice, and your case has a strong chance of success, you should be able to get access to legal advice and help in court, dependent on you - or your family's - financial circumstances. There are three Parts to this Call for Evidence: Part 1 - the questions in... More
    Created 4 April 2024
  • Call for Evidence for Civil Society - Foundational Review of Civil Legal Services

    The Department of Justice is conducting a review of civil legal aid in Northern Ireland. Access to an efficient, effective and responsive legal aid service is a vital component of any democratic society. The purpose of this review is to examine currently funded civil legal services and, where relevant, make recommendations for reform. More
    Created 28 March 2024
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