Consultation on Legal Aid for Mediation in Non-Family Civil Cases

Consultation opened on 04 May 2021. Closing date 29 June 2021.

Summary

A consultation on proposals to provide the arrangements for funding mediation in civil cases where legal aid has been granted.
Legal aid has been available for mediation in family civil disputes for some time, and has now been extended to include other civil case types.

Documents

Consultation description

Responding to the Consultation

The DOJ invites views on any issues raised by this consultation document including the accompanying impact screenings.  A Consultation questionnaire for responses is available along with this consultation document, however, we are happy to accept responses in the format most suitable to you. Please submit your response to this consultation by email or post to the below:

Mediation Consultation
Enabling Access to Justice Division
Department of Justice
Massey House
Stormont Estate
Belfast
BT4 3SX

Email: eajdconsultations@justice-ni.gov.uk

Tel: 028 9016 9526

Text phone: 028 9052 7668

Responses must be received by 29 June 2021.

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