Non-regulatory committees

Legal Aid Committee

Ian Moir and Mark Thorley - Co-conveners

Andrew Alexander, Marina Sinclair-Chin & Matthew Thomson - Secretaries (andrewalexander@lawscot.org.uk, marinasinclair-chin@lawscot.org.uk, matthewthomson@lawscot.org.uk)

The aims and functions are:

  • negotiate with Scottish Government, the Scottish Legal Aid Board and other relevant organisations on criminal legal aid issues
  • monitor and evaluate the outcomes of summary and solemn reforms
  • communicate effectively the Society's work on legal aid
  • any other work necessary to deal with legal aid issues affecting criminal practitioners