A Different Type of Reject

This seems important and indicative of the LAA opening up a new front – this time on the rejection of applications for Legal Aid.

This bit on CFAs particularly so:

CIVAPP1 and CFA – the question about conditional fee agreements (page 8) has changed following the implementation of LASPO and the new merits regulations. It asks you to confirm whether a case is unsuitable for a CFA – this question is sometimes being misinterpreted. If you believe that it is unsuitable you should answer β€œyes” to this question and care should be taken to ensure that full reasons are given as to why this is the case.

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