Circular 'LSA 12-2020 - High Cost Cases – Estimated Costs of any case in excess of £100,000' invites practitioners to provide estimated costs for ongoing cases that are likely to be high cost cases; that is cases which will result in costs o
Key messages for legal aid suppliers for July 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.
LSANI guidance on how to go about the process of requesting urgent appeals to be tabled before the appeals panel.
This provides an update on the 2020/21 survey and the impact of Covid-19.
This guidance provides information on booking a visit and the measures taken to socially distance during the visits.
Circular 'LSA 11/2020 - Case Management - Implementation of Case Closure in the Legal Aid Management System (LAMS)' will be of interest to all practitioners as it sets out the Legal Services Agency’s (Agency) approach to the closure of cases in LAMS.
This guidance issued to the Legal Services Agency Northern Ireland (the Agency) under rule 4(1) of the Legal Aid for Crown Court Proceedings (Costs) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2005 (the 2005 Rules).
The 'LSANI guidance - costs for excessive photocopying in the Crown court' applies to cases that are ongoing before the Crown court in Northern Ireland, where the defendant is in receipt of a criminal aid certificate.
Minutes for the LSANI board from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020.
EJO Debt Register User Guide - Pay As You Go Users
The bulletin presents data on first time entrants to the criminal justice system in Northern Ireland for the year 1 April 2018 – 31 March 2019. In 2018/19, first time entrants to the justice system constituted 27.2% of all those dealt with at court or by formal div
This Scheme provides for the payment of compensation to, or in respect of, persons who have sustained criminal injury.
The Gillen Review into the law and procedures in serious sexual offences in Northern Ireland.
AccessNI performance report April 2019 - March 2020
Key messages for legal aid suppliers for June 2020.
Please click on links below to access the "Risk Assessment" documents
Please click on link below to access the "Covid 19 – Remote Hearing Protcol" document
The Digital Justice Strategy 2020-2025 has recently been approved by the Criminal Justice Board. The Criminal Justice Board is chaired by the Minister of Justice and members include the Lord Chief Justice, the Chief Constable, the Director of Public Prosecutions and the