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This module is a legal practice unit and covers the civil and criminal Legal Aid system in England and Wales as well as exploring the other types of legal funding commonly found in practice.

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  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the rules governing private retainers with reference to the GLH
  2. Describe the relationship between the Legal Aid Agency and the providers of legal aid services
  3. Explain the service levels, scope and funding agreements available for criminal matters
  4. Explain the service levels, scope and funding agreements available for civil matters
  5. Explain the service levels, scope and funding agreements available for family matters
  6. Critically discuss the use of LEI to fund proceedings