Court of Appeal holds LAPSO Exceptional Funding Scheme is not unlawful
Director of Legal Aid Casework & Anor v IS  EWCA Civ 464
- Related Member(s):
- Richard Hermer QC, Chris Buttler QC
- Related Practice Area(s):
- Human Rights, Public Law
- Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
The Court of Appeal, by majority, allowed the appeal against the decision of Collins J that the Legal Aid Exceptional Case Funding Scheme as operated was unlawful. It also overturned the finding that the regulations setting out the merits test and the related guidance were unlawful in certain respects.
Richard Hermer QC and Chris Buttler were involved in this case.