UK: immigration appeals face 'no win, no fee' rules
from The Guardian:
Rules for asylum appeals that would grant or refuse legal aid only once the appeal was over were unveiled yesterday by the lord chancellor, Lord Falconer.
The rules, which will be discussed by interested parties during a six-week consultation period, will govern high court challenges to the decisions of the new asylum and immigration tribunal.
Richard Miller, of the Legal Aid Practitioners' Group, said that lawyers would be "very reluctant" to take such cases on what was effectively a no-win, no-fee basis
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