Legal Aid


Legal aid helps people pay for the cost of getting legal advice. You must meet certain conditions to be eligible for legal aid. Find out how legal aid works and what costs legal aid can help with.

In The News:

Guardian: Labour peer condemns legal aid cuts. 2 May 2012

Guardian: Barristers may strike over legal aid reforms and fees. 18 May 2012

BBC News: Legal aid cuts ‘will harm domestic violence victims’. 31 October 2011

BBC News: Legal Aid cuts ‘could hit 70,000’. 15 February 2011