Kindly attach the following to your Legal Aid application:
  • A copy of the judgment and sentence of the case being appealed
When completing paragraph 14 of the application form, please include the following:
  • Brief summary of the grounds of appeal
  • Specify legal representative who assisted applicant during trial
  • Indicate whether appeal is against conviction and/or sentence
  • The details of court a quo which heard the matter being appealed against (so that the Directorate may know whether the appeal will be heard in the High Court Main or Northern Local Division), when considering who to instruct if appeal is approved
  • Whether appellant filed a Notice of appeal within the requisite period to file such an appeal
  • Whether leave to appeal has been sought or granted
  • Indicate e-justice case number (if known)