Non-regulatory committees

Legal Aid Committee

Ian Moir and Mark Thorley - Co-conveners

Andrew Alexander, Julia Burgham and Marina Sinclair-Chin - Secretaries (,,

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