Legal aid: reforming advocates graduated fees – Ministry of Justice

Posted December 21st, 2009 in consultations, fees, legal aid by sally

“This consultation paper sets out proposals to bring the rates paid to advocates for defence work more in line with the rates paid by the Crown Prosecution Service. We are aiming to save £50m from advocates fees in order to contribute towards overall efficiency savings.”

Full consultation paper

Ministry of Justice, 16th December 2009