R (IS) v Director of Legal Aid Casework and Lord Chancellor


Practice Areas

Public Law

Cases Citation

[2015] EWHC 1965 (Admin), [2016] EWCA Civ 464

This case involved a challenge to the lawfulness of the LASPO Exceptional Case Funding scheme. Cathryn McGahey acted as first junior counsel for the Defendants at first instance, and as second leading counsel in the Court of Appeal. The Court of Appeal, reversing Collins J, upheld the lawfulness of the scheme.

Related Barristers

Cathryn McGahey KC

Cathryn McGahey KC
Year of Call: 1990
Year of Silk: 2016