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Delay by LAA in assessment of an offender’s disposable capital in relation to the issuing of a capital contributions order did not render the order unfair

R (Flannigan) v Director of Legal Aid Casework [2018] EWHC 1927 (Admin)

Related Member(s):
Nick Armstrong
Related Practice Area(s):
Human Rights, Public Law
Court:

A delay by the legal aid agency in the assessment of an offender’s disposable capital in relation to the issuing of a capital contributions order did not render the order unfair. Recovery of the costs of legal aid, reassessed after the lifting of a restraint order, was a proportionate interference with the offender’s right to peaceful enjoyment of his possessions under ECHR, art 1 of protocol 1.

Nick Armstrong was involved in this case.