Legal Aid problems

Legal Aid Problems have been raised with District Judge Devas. DJ Devas is meeting the LAA to discuss concerns with regard to legal aid and prior authority. DELF was contacted and asked to provide examples of the problems with legal aid. A letter providing DJ Devas with examples and issues was sent on the 22 August 2016.

Meeting with the Chief Magistrate

In January 2016 the Chief Magistrate issued an ‘explanatory note on directions’ for extradition proceedings in Westminster Magistrates’ Court and in so doing invited consultation from practitioners.

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