5th February - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY:  The government has provided some insight into the costs of procuring its new criminal legal aid contracts following the decision to abandon a new contracting regime. Last week justice secretary Michael Gove announced that he had decided ‘not to go ahead with the introduction of the dual contracting system’. He will also suspend, for a period of 12 months from 1 April, a second 8.75% fee cut introduced in July last year. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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