3rd Party Help 

Sometime ago we were asked about a case where the applicant for Legal Aid, an asylum seeker, relied upon relatives for support. They had kindly offered him a room and fed him. He completed an application and the LSC insisted that his relatives be means assessed, under Reg. 11 (4)*, and they then declared him […]

Target Already Met? 

This, published on the website of Lawtons Solicitors, is very good indeed.

The 43rd PA: More Thoughts On PCT 

I was asked over Twitter to explain some of this post again, especially the bit towards the end about how much individual firms get paid and how this might impact on quality. We cast the original story in a fictional 43rd Procurement Area where the LSC have let 16 contracts Lets have a look at […]