Crime higher

Information is provided on legal representation in the Crown Court and above. This includes, Crown Court cases (typically solicitor prepares case for trial and barrister or solicitor advocate provides representation), Very High Cost Cases (extensive evidence reviewed and case prepared by solicitor where the senior counsel (QC) often presents).

See Legal aid statistics quarterly for further information.


Volume of completed cases and claims


Volume of completed cases and claims


Volume of completed cases and claims


Cases heard in Crown Court. Mainly cover complex fraud since trial length extended to 60 day


Total higher courts value


Litigator graduated fee scheme (LGFS) value


Advocate Graduated Fee Scheme (AGFS) value


Very high cost crime value


Volume of completed cases and claims


Volume of completed cases and claims


Total expenditure (£'000) for crime hower