LAPG Website 

LAA Landing page

LAA Civil and crime news

LAA guidance – general information including on costs assessment and remuneration for civil and crime matters, as well as LAA contact information

LAA Forms page

LAA civil regulations, civil contracts, and guidance page

LAA crime regulations, crime contracts, and guidance

LAA Contracts

LAA Publications

LAA: Civil legal aid application forms: supporting guidance – Includes guidance on proceedings codes including wordings for civil certificates, as well as scope limitation codes/wordings.

LAA: Judicial review discretion pro forma – Pro forma letter for discretion to be paid costs on a paper (non-CCMS) certificate under regulation 5A(1)(b) (i.e. where permission is refused).

LAA: POCA forms for solicitors and advocates – Forms for solicitors and advocates to claim back legal aid costs for confiscation proceedings.

LAA: Claims paid out of the legal aid fund - The Criminal Cases Unit is responsible for assessing a range of claims paid out of the Legal Aid Fund.

LAA: Apply for legal aid for civil contempt cases - Includes CRMCLAIM11 form (not listed on forms page) and ASBCPA 2014 guidance (which includes billing guidance).

LAA: CWA Codes Guidance - Includes Civil Reject Codes, and both detailed guides for reporting Civil Controlled Work (a.k.a. ‘SPAN Guidance’) and Crime Lower Work.

CCMS Training site – Includes Quick Guides for using CCMS.

Legal Aid Handbook – The site aims to support and supplement the Legal Action Group (LAG) Legal Aid Handbook, flagging important changes and updates. Includes a very helpful LASPO Resources page.