Regina v The Law Society, Ex parte Nicholson: 22 Feb 1985

A legal aid committee could not refuse legal aid under this provision solely on the ground that the applicant had acquired the cause of action by assignment from an insolvent company, without having regard to the other circumstances of the case.
Hodgson J
Unreported, 22 February 1985
Legal Aid Act 1988 15(3)(a)
England and Wales
Citing:
See AlsoRegina v Legal Aid Board, ex parte Nicholson QBD 24-Jun-1994
A Legal Aid certificate may be amended after judgment had been given to name a new solicitor. . .

Cited by:
See AlsoRegina v Legal Aid Board, ex parte Nicholson QBD 24-Jun-1994
A Legal Aid certificate may be amended after judgment had been given to name a new solicitor. . .
CitedNorglen Ltd (In Liquidation) v Reeds Rains Prudential Ltd and Others; Circuit Systems Ltd (In Liquidation) and Another v Zuken-Redac HL 1-Dec-1997
An assignment of a cause of action by a company in liquidation was valid, even though the dominant purpose was to avoid having to give security for costs, and to get legal aid. In dismissing the argument that the transactions were a device to defeat . .

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Updated: 09 May 2021; Ref: scu.223198