LCCSA/CLSA suggested work to rule protocol c/o Richard Furlong

Compliance with the Criminal Procedure Rules An LCCSA/CLSA Guide “Working to Rules”: looking for breaches of the Criminal Procedure Rules by the CPS and using them to your advantage. Stage 1: Are you simply demonstrating withdrawal of your goodwill or do you want costs? Withdrawal of goodwill: If legal aid has not been granted, consider…


Minutes of meeting of Solicitors on 19th March in Manchester

On the 19th March 2014 the CLSA and LCCSA jointly held a National Criminal Solicitors Meeting at The Palace Hotel in Manchester. With the Government’s publication of the final response to consultation being circulated only on the 27th February, some two and a half months after the scheduled publication date, this left little time to…