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Crime Tender 2017

Download Our Crime Tender 2017 PDF Download CONTENTS. Part 1  The Tender Introduction Overview Tender Completion  Completing the tender Manage my profile Organisation ITT Individual ITT Completing and Uploading the attachments the Supervisor Form the Indemnity Form the SQM or Lexcel certificate Submitting the Bid – Some Further Tips Part 2  The 2017 Crime Contract …

Post on September 8th, 2016

2017 Crime Tender – LAA’s published FAQs

Key Areas We highlight below what we believe are amongst the more important clarifications arising from the LAA’s FAQ document published on 24 August. Change of name or entity If you have changed your name or entity you should re-register your entity on the Bravo portal. Own and Duty work If you wish to deliver…

Post on August 25th, 2016

Crime Tender FAQs

We are making a list of the issues we have encountered with the crime tender. Below are the problems we have encountered so far.   FAQ 1 The link to the personal indemnity forms in the Bravo portal is broken. The forms on the MOJ website make reference to previous contracts rather than the 2017…

Post on July 28th, 2016

Procurement of Criminal Legal Aid Services from 1 April 2017

The Legal Aid Agency (LAA) has just opened the tender for the 2017 criminal legal aid contracts.  It has also published the 2017 draft contract and specification. You can download here our summary of the Legal Aid Agency’s (LAA) information for Applicants (IFA) document.  This summarises the IFA but also includes some observations from the…

Post on July 22nd, 2016

New Crime Contracts

The LAA has announced today some important news in relation to crime contracts. Existing Standard Contract Holders The LAA are extending the current contracts until 31 March 2017. All contract holders must formally accept the LAA’s offer to extend the contract. The LAA will be sending out extension letters shortly. You must look out for…

Post on June 9th, 2016

Crime Contracts – What now?

LAA Crime Own Client and Duty Solicitors Contracts As you will doubtless be fully aware, the MoJ has finally released its statement on the future of crime contracting with both the Own Client Contracts and Duty Contracts being cancelled. Having reviewed the Minister’s Statement and the LAA’s subsequent message sent to bidders on 28 January…

Post on February 5th, 2016

LAA requests verification for Crime Own Client Contracts

On 25 November 2015, the LAA started requesting verification for those offered an Own Client Crime Contract.  There is an imminent deadline of 8 December 2015 to be aware of. Firstly, all those who bid for an ‘own client contract’ are being asked now to verify their tender.  This applies equally to all bidders including…

Post on November 26th, 2015

Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013

ADVISORY NOTE –Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 On 13 June 2014, some the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 (the Regulations) come into effect. The Regulations will affect contracts entered into by all solicitors’ practices which undertake distance selling arrangements and/or enter into contracts away from their offices such as at a client’s…

Post on June 27th, 2014

Boot them out?

Should solicitors place a vote of no confidence against The Law Society chief executive Des Hudson & President Nicholas Fluck? The vote takes place on Tuesday 17th December. Not since the days of the Kamlesh Bahl affair has The Law Society (TLS) had to weather such a storm. If you can’t remember the Bahl case,…

Post on December 31st, 2013