This is relevant to the many firms we know are preparing for Lexcel accreditation and are also submitting bids for new Family contracts with the Legal Services Commission.
The Law Society has published the timetable for Lexcel accreditation, in time to meet the LSC’s deadline of accreditation confirmed by August 2012. The Law Society stresses that this timetable will be strictly enforced.
|03 October||Close for initial applications form submissions|
|18 November||Initial application decision deadline|
|1 February||Family contracts start|
|28 February||Initial assessment visit deadline|
|31 May||All corrective action received|
|31 July||Final decision on accreditation issued|