LAW SOCIETY ADVISES CRIME FIRMS TO CONTINUE WORKING ON TENDERS DESPITE INJUNCTION

Despite the High Court suspending the Government’s tendering process for the next round of crime duty work, pending the outcome of next week’s judicial review, The Law Society is advising criminal defence law firms to continue to work on their tenders for legal aid contracts. They have said although potential bidders will be unable to access the tender documentation directly from their e-tendering platform while the injunction is in place, all relevant documentation, including the FAQs remain available online. Read More