“I am dedicated to achieving fairness for you in your dealings with the Legal Aid Agency. I will utilise my 30+ years experience as a Senior Legal Advisor in the Legal Aid Agency to fully protect your interests.”
– Mark Gaskell
Maximising Your Working Relationship with the Legal Aid Agency is Our Priority
Mark Gaskell is a qualified solicitor with over 30 years experience as a Senior Legal Advisor in the Legal Aid Agency. He has substantial experience over all aspects of the Legal Aid Agency’s operations including casework, systems, the Agency’s Standard Contracts with Providers and procurements.
Mark has been involved in both the development and management of the Standard Contracts for almost 20 years and is an expert in their operation.
He is able to advise on all aspects of the contractual dispute resolution processes up to and including formal review, both written and in front of the Contract Review Body.
Mark can challenge most aspects of Legal Aid Agency contract decisions. Please contact us for advice or signposting.
Primary Practice Areas
Assistance with Legal Aid Tenders
We will take your instructions and guide you end to end through the process of tendering for a Legal aid contract.
Expert Legal Aid Contract Training
A detailed walk through the Contracts minimising the potential for disputes with the Legal Aid Agency and freeing up fee earning time
Legal Aid contract disputes resolution
If you find yourself in dispute with the Legal Aid Agency we can assist with resolution utilising our expert knowledge of their contract with you.
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MG Legal Solutions Blog
Legal Aid Agency has Amended HLPAS Tender after the tender has closed
Professional Indemnity Insurance Update - HLPAS Tender by Legal Aid Contracts Expert Mark GaskellThis is an update to the previous blog that can be found here. The Legal Aid Agency has amended the IFA for the HLPAS Contracts by making it easier to meet the criteria...
Why does the Legal Aid Agency require new entrants to hold professional indemnity insurance at such an early stage in the Contract award process?
New Entrants Professional Indemnity Insurance by Legal Aid Contracts Expert Mark GaskellThis is an update to the previous blog that can be found here. I continue to be perplexed by the Legal Aid Agency's requirement for Professional Indemnity Insurance so far in...
Novations of Legal Aid Contracts
Clause 22 of the Standard Contracts Standard Terms - NOVATIONS by Legal Aid Contracts Expert Mark GaskellWe are experts in all aspects of Clause 22 of the Standard Contracts Standard Terms. In fact, Mark Gaskell wrote the original Guidance on the topic which is still...