IN THE MATTER OF AN APPLICATION BY RAYMOND BROWNLEE FOR JUDICIAL REVIEW (2014)
PUBLISHED January 29, 2014
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The Legal Aid for Crown Court Proceedings (Costs) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2005 were unlawful and ultra vires because of the failure to take account of the need to provide payment to counsel for preparation where a new legal team was instructed prior to sentencing.
SC (Lord Neuberger (President), Lord Kerr JSC, Lord Clarke JSC, Lord Reed JSC, Lord Hodge JSC)