The Bar Pro Bono Unit
A clearing house matching barristers prepared to undertake pro bono work with those who need their help. Includes resources for clients, professionals, and students, with news, events, and contacts.
LawWorks Clinics Network
A charity providing free legal help to individuals and community groups who cannot afford to pay for it and are unable to access legal aid. Includes a listing of member services across the UK, with contacts.
Legal Aid Practitioners Group
An association of and for legal aid lawyers, that also campaigns to continue and protect legal aid provision; includes details of membership, events, news, resources, and contacts.
Legal Services Commission
Runs the legal aid scheme in England and Wales; provides a guide to their community legal advice and criminal defence services.
Northern Ireland Legal Services Commission
Funds lawyers and advice providers to help people who are eligible for legal aid to protect their rights in civil matters and in criminal cases. Describes their services, with a FAQ and resources.
Public Defence Solicitors' Office
Organisation that provides advice and assistance in criminal cases in Scotland, from arrest and charge through to representation in court; describes the scheme and eligibility criteria, with contacts.
Scottish Legal Aid Board
Responsible for managing legal aid in Scotland. Includes resources and information for the public, updates for professionals, news, and contacts.
Young Legal Aid Lawyers
A group of lawyers who are committed to practising in areas of criminal and civil law that have traditionally been publicly funded; includes details of membership and campaigns, with news and contacts.