This meeting took place in the Jubilee Room, Houses of Parliament, between 9.00 and 10.00 am on 22nd October 2015 and updated parliamentarians about recent developments in Legal Aid. The meeting heard about
- The outcome of the criminal tender (announced on Thursday 15th October 2015) from Jon Black, partner at BSB Solicitors and Chairs of LCCSA (London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association)
- Administrative challenges facing clients and legal aid providers from Jenny Beck, partner at Stephensons Solicitors and Co-Chair of Legal Aid Practitioners Group
- Recent developments in relation to domestic violence and legal aid from Emma Scott, Director of Rights of Women
Lights refreshments will be available.