Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [1999] All ER (D) 1430
Court: Queen's Bench Division
Judge:

Buckley J sitting with Master Pollard and Mr M Haslam as assessors

Representation Michael Hill QC and Balbir Singh (instructed by Murria, Birmingham) for M.
  Edward Solomons (instructed by Treasury Solicitor) for the Lord Chancellor.
Judgment Dates: 14 December 1999

Catchwords

Legal aid - Criminal cases - Uplift of solicitors' charges - Serious or complex fraud - Whether uplift of charges permissible where case involved fraud although fraud not charged on indictment - Legal Aid in Criminal and Care Proceedings (Costs) Regulations 1989, Sch 1, Pt 1, para 3(5).

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