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The proforma for Representation higher courts bail is for supplier use when working offline. It will assist with the gathering of information required by LAMS when making an application request at a later date.

Published 01 July 2019Forms

The non means tested Advice & Assistance, Representation lower and Representation higher courts applicant declaration and notes will allow you to capture your client's signature offline and to provide them with a copy of Applicant&rsq

Published 01 July 2019Forms

The means tested Representation lower courts, Representation higher courts and Exceptional funding applicant declaration and notes, will allow you to capture your client's signature offline and to provide them with a copy of Applicant’s

Published 01 July 2019Forms

The advice & assistance proforma allows you to capture the information needed to make your application on LAMS when you return to the office.

Published 01 July 2019Forms

The advice & assistance - PACE proforma allows you to capture the information needed to make your application on LAMS when you return to the office.

Published 01 July 2019Forms

Circular 'LSA 14-19 - LAMS - Post go-live transitional arrangements' replaces Circular 10/19 (save for paragraphs 8,9,10 & 12) and sets out the limited transitional arrangements which will continue to be available for the period 1 July

Published 29 June 2019Circulars

The purpose of the Statutory Charge (SC) is to ensure that legally-aided persons contribute toward the cost of funding their cases, so far as they are able.

Published 28 June 2019Guidance literature

A list of supporting documentation for practitioners to upload to LAMS in order for the LSANI to determine whether the Statutory Charge applies.

Published 28 June 2019Guidance literature

Circular 'LSA 13-19 - Requirements for submitting requests for payment on LAMS' draws practitioners’ attention to a number of business requirements when submitting a payment request to the Agency via LAMS.

Published 28 June 2019Circulars

The Legal Services Agency (LSA) is pleased to advise that its new case management system 'LAMS' has been accepted into operational service and will be available to practitioners from 1 July 2019.

Published 27 June 2019Circulars

Improving health within criminal justice strategy and action plan.

Published 27 June 2019Development plan/framework

LSANI guidance on Civil Representation has been issued by the Director of Legal Aid Casework.  It sets out how the Legal Services Agency Northern Ireland (“the Agency”) seeks to apply its functions in relation to Civil R

Published 27 June 2019Guidance literature

LSANI guidance on authorisation of counsel in civil cases has been issued by the Director of Legal Aid Casework.  It sets out how the Legal Services Agency (“the Agency”) will deal with applications for the authorisation of c

Published 27 June 2019Guidance literature

LSANI guidance on exceptional funding has been issued by the Director of Legal Aid Casework.  It sets out how the Legal Services Agency (“the Agency”) will deal with applications for Exceptional Funding under article 12A of the Ac

Published 27 June 2019Guidance literature

Research and Statistical Bulletin on ‘First Time Entrants to the Justice System in Northern Ireland 2017/18’

Published 26 June 2019Statistical reports

This document sets out details of AccessNI’s activity and performance over the 12 month period 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 against targets and where appropriate, compares this to previous years. 

Published 25 June 2019Corporate reports

Letter to the Law Society from the Chief Executive of the LSA relating to guidance issued on civil representation.

Published 25 June 2019Guidance literature

Circular 'LSA 11-19 - LAMS attaching barristers to legally aided cases' provides additional information on the requirement in LAMS to attach counsel to cases.

Published 24 June 2019Circulars

The purpose of this note is to advise users that DoJ intends to undertake a scoping exercise to explore the potential of, and demand for, including fraud and cyber crime within the main headline victimisation estimates derived from the NI

Published 21 June 2019Statistical reports

Litigants in Person Reference Group

Published 18 June 2019Agendas and minutes

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