We have today confirmed that the tender process for new face-to-face contracts and CLA telephone legal advice contracts from April 2013 will open on Monday 21 May
All organisations wishing to deliver face-to-face Legal Aid services in Family, Immigration & Asylum and Debt & Housing and Telephone services in Family, Housing & Debt, Special Educational Needs and Discrimination from April 2013 will need to tender for, and be awarded, a new contract through this process.
We are also inviting tenders for additional services in Mediation and Housing Possession Court Duty Schemes.
Further detail and copies of the adverts can be found on the Face-to-Face Tenders for 2013 Contracts page and the CLA Tenders for 2013 Contracts page.
Invitations to respond to the Pre-Qualification Questionnaires for each of these services will be published on these pages on 21 May .
The closing date for receipt of tenders for both face to face contracts and CLA telephone services will be 12 noon on Monday 18 June 2012.
Further information LSC website: Face to Face Contracts 2013 LSC website: CLA Tenders for 2013 Contracts