Due to the current position with Covid-19, AccessNI has put arrangements in place to enable audio conferencing services using Webex.
Key messages for legal aid suppliers for May 2020.
Summary of the LSANI COVID-19 Interim Payment Scheme requests from barristers.
Summary of the LSANI COVID-19 Interim Payment Scheme requests from solicitor firms.
This guidance is for those who are affected by domestic abuse, setting out the services available that you can receive assistance and/or support from. It may also be helpful to those who are concerned about someone else that is suffering from domestic abuse.
Circular 'LSA 08-2020 - How to submit payment requests for taxed cases' and the two supporting annexes provides further advice on how practitioners should submit payment requests for taxed cases.
The 'LSANI - Guidance note on civil taxed cases' sets out the process required on how to make a request for payment in a civil taxed case.
The 'LSANI - Guidance note on criminal court of appeal taxed cases' sets out the process required on how to make a request for payment in a civil taxed case.
The 'LSANI guidance note on COVID-19 Interim Payment Scheme and furloughing of staff' provides clarity in relation to the submission of payment requests on LAMS and informs suppliers that the Agency must have visibility over all practitioners who have been furloug
The LSANI have launched a COVID-19 Interim Payment Scheme pursuant to DoJ Direction No.2 of 2020 which will be kept under review and amended/updated as necessary.
Information for families during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Circular 'LSA 07-2020 - Applicant declarations during COVID-19 pandemic' provides further direction to suppliers in relation to the signing and submission of applicant declarations during the pandemic.
Circular 'LSA 06-2020 - Out of hours civil legal services representation higher emergency applications' advises practitioners of arrangements for emergency applications which are made out of normal business hours. In respect of representation lower courts, th
Table setting out the reasons why requests under the new COVID-19 Interim Payment Scheme were refused.
Important update notice for all legal aid suppliers relating to the new COVID-19 Interim Payment Scheme.
Key messages for legal aid suppliers for April 2020.
The Legal Services Agency COVID-19 special payments policy sets out how the policy relating to special payments to legal service providers will be applied during the COVID-19 crisis and while the Interim Payment Scheme (IPS) is in operation, also provided are the internal
Circular 'LSA 05-2020 - COVID-19 Interim Payment Scheme' informs legal aid suppliers that the Legal Services Agency COVID-19 Interim Payment Scheme (“the Scheme”) comes into operation on 7 May 2020 and also provides the full details of the Scheme.
The Legal Aid Management System (LAMS) supplier manual for the COVID-19 Interim Payment Scheme has been designed to assist you in your role as a solicitor or barrister when submitting payment requests under the COVID-19 Interim Payment Scheme.