The Scandal of Court Fees

Courts Rake in Huge Profits from Court Fees – The Implications for Access to Justice It seems that, following a huge hike in court fees last year, the Courts Service have made a very nice profit of just over £100 million, according to figures released in December 2017. The family courts raked in £186 million… …

Legal Aid, Public and Private Law

BLOG #3 Legal Aid, and Public Law vs Private Law 12-12-17 What have these ostensibly disparate subjects got to do with each other, and why do we care?  Well, the common factor is justice. Introduction Legal Aid is not available in family cases apart from where there is domestic abuse (‘DA’).  This, I argue, means, …