QASA: Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates (crime)

QASA registration temporarily suspended

On 24 June 2015, the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the litigation challenging the introduction of the Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates (QASA). The Supreme Court dismissed the claimants' appeal and upheld QASA as lawful and proportionate. View the judgment (PDF 39 pages, 315K)

Registration for advocates remains suspended while we consider the judgment and plan a new timetable for implementation. We will issue further information in due course.