The new Handbook – coming very soon!

The brand new edition of the LAG Legal Aid Handbook will be published at the beginning of April. Fully revised and updated, this edition features

  • full coverage of the new 2017 crime contract
  • latest changes and updates to the civil scheme
  • discussion of current case law and hot topics in legal aid practice
  • hints, tips and practical advice from how to manage a contract to navigating CCMS
  • specialist chapters on billing, crime, public family law, private family law, housing, mental health, immigration and exceptional funding
  • a dedicated section for advocates
  • guidance on managing legal aid work and tendering for contracts
  • a full round up of the latest policy developments

The Handbook is edited by Vicky Ling and Simon Pugh, and features contributions from a range of subject experts including Anthony Edwards, Steve Hynes, Richard Charlton, Solange Valdez-Symonds and Katie Brown.

You can pre-order your copy now by e-mailing: or phoning: 01235 465577, or by clicking here.


Filed under Actions Against the Police, Advocacy, Articles, Civil, Clinical Negligence, Community Care, Costs, Crime, Family, Handbook, Housing, Immigration, LASPO, Mental Health, Policy, Public Law, Social welfare

2 responses to “The new Handbook – coming very soon!

  1. Hi Simon

    Vicky kindly sent me a copy of the last Handbook for review. Any chance I might get one this time around? Useful for my occasional writing for LAG as well.


    David Burrows Solicitor advocate, trainer and writer 39 rue Raspail, IVRY-SUR-SEINE, 94200 France Tel 07968 799 972; +33 145 218668 @dbfamilylaw

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