Hear from expert representatives from the Legal Aid Agency, specialist publicly-funded chambers and solicitors’ associations on how to receive payments faster and reduce the risk of your fees being rejected.

Find out more and watch the recording below.

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14 June 2022, 17:30 - 19:00
Event Type
Remuneration, Legal Aid

About the course

Are you a civil practitioner or specialist fees clerk? Following the success and demand of the last few year’s Legal Aid Billing Seminar Series, the Bar Council teamed up with expert representatives from the Legal Aid Agency, publicly-funded chambers and solicitors’ associations/firms to provide top tips to ensure that you bill for all the civil legal aid fees you are entitled to, and your claims are approved as ‘right first time’. 

Watch the recording

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Civil (non-family) Legal Aid Billing seminar 2022

Event detail

  • Apply best practice in legal aid billing and reduce the chances of rejection;
  • Improve your day-to-day billing administration and quality control;
  • Reduce errors made in claim forms; and
  • Better understand how to effectively process Very High Cost Cases and payments on account.

Topics include:

  • Court v LAA assessments,
  • Cost estimates, and
  • Case planning and billing.


  • Chair: Anastasia Kostaki, Legal Practice and Remuneration, the Bar Council 
  • Stephen Barker, Legal Aid Agency
  • Bob Baker, Co-Chair of the Association of Costs Lawyers Legal Aid Group
  • Sumaya Gilmore, Head of Revenue: Billing Processes, Garden Court Chambers

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