Hollie Collinge shares her thoughts on the CBA Action’s effect on solicitors

What is good for the criminal Bar is good for defence solicitors. We support the strike and hope the Bar sacrifices made over the past few months translate into fair renumeration for the work we do.

Like counsel our part in the legal profession is uncertain, with. morale at an all-time low. As Sir Christopher Bellamy KC noted in his Review, “this is not work for the faint hearted”. We have been here too many times before – and it makes sense to support such an important and timely decision by the Bar.

The effects

Having said that, the ride has been bumpy this past few months. Solicitors have felt the impact since April, with counsel’s no returns and specific days of action escala...

Hollie Collinge
Senior Solicitor
Kellys Solicitors Ltd

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