Administrative and Public Law: The L-Cat flap
The introduction of the L-Cat panel last year has transformed the way central government instructs its solicitors. But has it been for better or for worse? Sophie Evans reports
If you are a lawyer employed by Whitehall, instructing a solicitor is never just a simple case of picking up the phone. As of just over a year ago, procurement – the current Government’s cause celebre – extended its thrifty grasp to legal services.
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