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 team at DG Legal. The full IFA document can be downloaded from https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/legal-aid-crime-tender-2017
Download DG Legal’s summary: DG Legal Summary of Procurement of Criminal Legal Aid Services from 1 April 2017 IFA