Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Lawyers Repay £1.6m in Crackdown on Legal Aid

Lawyers in Scotland have been forced to repay £1.6 million in wrongly claimed legal aid over the past six years.
An investigation by The Scotsman reveals that the number of solicitors and legal firms investigated for apparent legal aid irregularities has increased by 50 per cent in that time.

Full story Source The Scotsman 24 March 2009


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