Legal aid circulars

Access Legal Services Agency NI circulars from 1 April 2015 and the Northern Ireland Legal Services' circulars pre-dating that.

Please note: Given the introduction of the new Legal Aid Management System (LAMS) a number of circulars have been removed from circulation as they are either obsolete or have been incorporated into other guidance. 


Legal Services Agency circulars are available in the publication section and linked to throughout the website.

Search circulars

All of the circulars published by the Legal Services Agency are available on the following publications search page. It is possible to filter the circulars by date and key word using the menu on the left hand side:

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You can search for circulars from specific years by using the following links:








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