The Legal Aid Practice Manual is an invaluable tool for working under the new system for legal aid funding. Written by practitioners for practitioners, it contains a wealth of helpful advice and guidance to help practitioners manage legal aid practice under the Legal Services Commission. The Legal Aid Practice Manual provides all the information needed for obtaining, running and keeping a franchise. In addition, it recommends systems and procedures to help manage time and resources most effectively and includes tips on practice management, employment, case management, funding and costs.
* Covers both criminal contracting and the introduction of the Criminal Defence Service, and civil contracts and renewal issues
* Useful features include checklists, diagrams, examples, precedents, forms and standard letters