Legal Aid – Funding Legal Advice In The UK
The availability of legal aid varies between the nations that make up the UK. In England and Wales – legal aid is still available for medical negligence claims, but not for personal injury claims in general.
The Legal Services Commission is responsible for providing legal aid in England and Wales.
The Northern Ireland Legal Services Commission runs the legal aid scheme in Northern Ireland.
The Scottish Legal Aid Board is responsible for granting legal aid throughout Scotland.