MoJ details legal aid cuts and plans for Jackson reforms: market reaction
The Ministry of Justice today (15 November) unveiled plans to withdraw public funding from swathes of civil cases as part of the Government's plan to slice £350m from the annual legal aid bill. The move will be coupled with a substantial shake-up of civil litigation that is set to see the MoJ implement the majority of the funding reforms proposed earlier this year by Lord Justice Jackson in his much-touted report. Unveiling the proposals, MoJ minister Jonathan Djanogly said that civil aid funding will be redrawn from most cases involving family disputes, debt, education, immigration, employment, housing, welfare and benefit cases.
The Ministry of Justice today (15 November) unveiled plans to withdraw public funding from swathes of civil cases as part of the Government’s plan to slice £350m from the annual legal aid bill.
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