Lawyers deterred from taking on legal aid work by under-granting of Legal Aid Commission

Emily Jarvie
Updated February 12 2019 - 6:56pm, first published 6:00pm
CONCERN: Law Society of Tasmania president Evan Hughes said the society has raised a number concerns about under-granting with the Legal Aid Commission.
CONCERN: Law Society of Tasmania president Evan Hughes said the society has raised a number concerns about under-granting with the Legal Aid Commission.

The under-granting of legal aid to private professionals by the Legal Aid Commission may increase the number of people unrepresented in court and add to the backlog of cases. 

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Emily Jarvie

Emily Jarvie

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Emily Jarvie is a political journalist at The Advocate and The Examiner newspapers based in Hobart, Tasmania. Contact: emily.jarvie@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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