Regina (Law Society) v Lord Chancellor – WLR Daily

Posted June 17th, 2010 in costs, law reports, legal aid by sally

Regina (Law Society) v Lord Chancellor [2010] EWHC 1406; [2010] WLR (D) 151

“When exercising the discretionary power to make provision for scales or rates of payments of any costs payable out of central funds to successful defendants in criminal trials pursuant to ss 16(6) and 20 of the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985, as amended, the Lord Chancellor had to base the rules on the principle of compensation taking into account prevailing market rates.”

WLR Daily, 16th June 2010


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