Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you.
How much is the claim for please?Alex
Ok - then it will be heard in the UK if you move there.
The claim still goes on but transferred to the Defendant's local Court.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?Alex
No. You cant get legal aid generally for civil cases
Does that clarify? Alex
I dont know I am a lawyer of England and Wales.
I assume the rules are the same across the UK.
You can get it for criminal cases.
Sure. In England you cant get legal aid for civil claims generally.
If you move I dont know whether the situation changes.
But the case still WILL be heard in England at D's local Court.
You can NOT get legal aid in England for a money claim.
If it was an injunction against you or losing your house, yes, but NOT for a money claim
I dont know as I am a lawyer of England and Wales as I indicated at 10:38pm
You asked at the beginning - what would happen to the claim
I answered that it would stay and be heard here in England at the home Court of the Defendant.
You did not ask about legal aid in the question - or have I got that wrong?Alex
My name is ***** ***** I have been a solicitor for more than 30 years and I have some knowledge of Northern Irish law.
Had you started the claim in Northern Ireland then yes you could have obtained Legal Aid - subject of course to the Statutory Charge - and to your financial eligibility.
Indeed had you started the claim in NI and subsequently applied for Legal Aid then you would have been covered for the ongoing case.
However you started the claim in England and cannot now get Legal aid to progress it here I am afraid
Please ask if you need further details