Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 331 (Nov)
Court: Queen's Bench Division

Cox J sitting with Assessors

Representation Jeremy Morgan (instructed by Martin Smith & Co) for the claimant.
  The defendant did not appear and was not represented.
Judgment Dates: 22 November 2002


Legal aid - Civil proceedings - Costs - Costs of replying to show cause letter - Costs of appeal against discharge of legal aid certificate - Recoverability from legal aid fund - Civil Legal Aid (General) Regulations 1989.

The Case

The costs of responding to a letter from the Legal Services Commission to show cause why a legal aid certificate should not be discharged, and of preparing for an appeal against the discharge of a legal aid certificate were costs which were recoverable from the legal aid fund.

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