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Case management

Criminal Case Management (CCM) program

The CCM program is designed to help Legal Aid BC (LABC) better predict costs in long trials, efficiently allocate legal aid funding, and provide adequate resources to represent clients in serious criminal cases.

To find out more about the CCM guidelines, including how to apply for a CCM budget or to bill a case, please review the CCM policy and procedures.

Enhanced fees and exceptional responsibility premium for CCM cases

Enhanced fees and/or an exceptional responsibility premium may be available for senior counsel in cases LABC considers are complex, or exceptionally complex, criminal matters.

Find out about the enhanced fees and exceptional responsibility premium application process and guidelines.