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 below.

Due to the current coronavirus situation, this session will be held as an online live stream only.

Seminars are also available for Family and Civil Legal Aid Billing.

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When
20 May 2020, 18:00 - 19:30
Event Type
Seminar
Where
The Bar Council, London
Topics
Remuneration, Legal Aid

About the course

Are you a criminal practitioner or specialist fees clerk? Following the success of last year’s Legal Aid Billing seminar series, the Bar Council will once again be joining expert representatives from the Legal Aid Agency, specialist publicly-funded chambers and solicitors’ associations and firms to help you find out how to receive payments faster and reduce the risk of your fees being rejected.
 
 

Why attend?

This seminar will help you to:

  • 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 the issues  arising under the new fee scheme and proposed changes.
     

Panel

This year’s Criminal Legal Aid Billing Seminar panel will consist of:

  • Adrian Vincent, Head of Legal Practice and Remuneration, Bar Council (Chair)
  • Elisabeth Cooper, Senior Case Officer, Legal Aid Agency
  • Mike Harris, Chambers People
  • London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association Representative


Due to the current coronavirus situation, this session will be held as an online live stream only.

 

Prices

Live stream

Full price: £24 plus VAT
Bar Representation Fee subscriber price: £18 plus VAT
 

The Bar Council training and events booking system has moved to MyBar, the dedicated logged-in website for the profession, where you can register for your chosen training course or event simply and securely using your existing profile.

When you click the booking link above, you will be taken to MyBar where you can log in and book your place. If you have any problems logging into MyBar, contact our Services team on 020 7611 1329 or email Services@BarCouncil.org.uk.

Please ensure your read our terms and conditions and privacy statement before booking.
 

Further information

To share your questions with the Criminal Legal Aid panel in advance of the event, email us after you have booked your place.

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Paperless training packs

To minimise environmental impact and the amount of paper you have to carry with you, Bar Council training packs are paperless. As a delegate you will receive the materials you need for the training by email in advance, which you can access on your laptop or tablet or print in advace if required. 
Throughout the training, there will be references to various Bar Council guidance or external documents which are included as a hyperlink within the attendee workbook.

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