Changes to legal aid for victims of domestic violence
The Legal Aid, Sentencing & Punishment of Offenders (LASPO) Bill became law in May 2012 and reforms were introduced in April 2013. The act makes some changes that have implications for victims of domestic violence and their ability to access legal... [read more...
How will legal aid changes affect your family?
With effect from April 1st, the scope of services covered by legal aid was reduced significantly and legal aid funding has been withdrawn for the most frequently-seen family disputes. However, legal aid for mediation is still available and can be used to... [read more...
Is it ethical to sue the NHS?
The NHS – created from the ideal that good healthcare should be available to all at their point of need – is one of our proudest achievements, not just from a medical perspective, but also for social justice. So, if something does go wrong with your... [read more...
A “top-notch Bristol firm” – Chambers UK 2013
Barcan Woodward’s clinical negligence team has been highly ranked as a leading department by Chamber UK 2013, an independent guide to the UK legal profession. We are also the only firm in Bristol and the surrounding area to receive a band 1 ranking... [read more...
Firm highly ranked by Chambers UK 2013
We're delighted to announce that Chambers UK 2013, an independent guide to the UK legal profession, has ranked the firm highly in two specialist practice areas. We are also pleased to confirm that three of our Partners have been recommended as ‘leaders... [read more...