legal aid lawyers

Man in Detention

Legal Aid without funding

Written by Bill Doogue. Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers Firstly, I am loath to persist with this topic, however today we have encountered, once again, a particularly annoying example of where the lack of Legal Aid funding has caused such...

Piggy Bank With Money

VLA funding and the two-tier trial system

Recent changes to Victoria Legal Aid funding mean that fees will only be paid for two half days of instructing for solicitors in a trial. That means that the instructor will be there to help pick a jury but probably...