Post by Patrick Torsney on Oct 22, 2006 5:57:25 GMT
The LSC has published its consultation on the proposed Unified Contract
The LSC states:
"In our consultation paper Legal Aid: a sustainable future (published July 2006) we put forward a number of proposals concerning legal aid contracts from 1 April 2007.
In that paper, we said that we wished to introduce a Unified Contract on 1 April 2007, which would cover civil legal aid from that date (as the current General Civil Contracts expire on 31 March 2007)."
The proposed Unified Contract comprises:
Contract for signature
The documents can be downloaded from the LSC website by following this link: