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Full guide to the legal aid tendering proposals

The New Statesman set out full and powerful reasons why the MOJ tender proposals for tendering legal aid are misconceived and illiberal.

Click here for a link to an excellent article by David Allen Green that sets out all the main arguments that have been deployed against the new proposals for BVT ‘Best Value Tendering’ or ‘Price Competitive Tendring’ PCT.

  • 1400 solicitors firms to be cut by 1000
  • removal of right to chose a solicitor
  • virtual end to two counsel
  • tapering of refreshers to encourage barristers to take shortcuts

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