About legal aid

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Need legal advice?

For free, confidential and independent legal advice visit the Community Legal Advice website.

The LSC itself is unable to provide legal advice or information. Case specific queries should be directed to your local office.

Helping people in need

The Legal Services Commission (LSC) runs the legal aid scheme in England and Wales and helps people in need receive high quality legal advice, assistance and representation.  The Ministry of Justice oversees our work. 
The annual budget is set by the treasury and provides funding for legal aid to help people:

How do we deliver legal services?

We run two schemes:

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Last updated: 10 November 2009

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