By Gabrielle Garton Grimwood


1.Legal aid for civil and private law children and family cases in England and Wales: what has changed?

2.Have numbers of LIPs in civil and family proceedings increased since the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 came into force?

3.What savings have the legal aid changes yielded?

4.Has the increase in LIPs driven up costs elsewhere?

5.What remains in scope for legal aid?