Bindmans will not sign new contract

On 22nd March 2007, Bindmans and Partners announced that they do not intend to sign up to the new contract for providing civil legal aid services.

Bindman & Partners announced today that they do not intend to sign the Legal Services Commission's new contract for publicly funded services.

"The terms of the contract are both opaque and unfair; it is impossible for us to know what services we will be able to provide when the fee structure in many areas is still undecided, and when the fixed fees proposed are so low. ..Read more