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

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Volume of completed cases and claims

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Volume of completed cases and claims

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Cases heard in Crown Court. Mainly covers complex fraud since trial length extended to 60 days.

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Total higher courts value

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Litigator graduated fee scheme (LGFS) value

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Advocate Graduated Fee Scheme (AGFS) value

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Very high cost crime value

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Volume of completed cases and claims

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Volume of completed cases and claims

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Total expenditure (£'000) for crime hower

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