Legal Aid

High Court hears LSC contracts challenge

PUBLISHED October 5, 2011

The High Court has heard a legal challenge against the Legal Services Commission?s decision not to award a contract to a community care solicitor. Yvonne Hossack (pictured), a sole practitioner at Kettering firm Hossacks, sought a judicial review after she failed to win any contracts in the LSC?s tender for social welfare contracts last year. Hossack, who specialises in community care cases for clients with severe disabilities, applied for contracts in 125 geographical procurement areas. read more