R (on the application of the Law Society) v Legal Services Commission & the Lord Chancellor

Citation: EWCA Civ 1264; [2008] 2 W.L.R. 803; [2008] 2 All E.R. 148

Nature of case:
The Court of Appeal considered whether the new Unified Contract between the Legal Services Commission and solicitors wishing to undertake legal aid work infringed the principle of transparency and was incompatible with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, in particular Reg 4(3) and Reg 9(7).

Counsel

Sarah Hannaford QC

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