The Law Society has withdrawn its support for the government's recently announced package of measures 

The Law Society has said it “can no longer support” the government’s recently announced proposals on criminal aid funding after detailed analysis of the package of measures for solicitors has revealed the value of the government’s proposals fall below the 15 per cent funding injection recommended by Sir Christopher Bellamy QC’s Independent Review of Criminal Legal Aid.

British justice is at risk and assurances from the government that their proposals on criminal legal aid funding matched the findings of the independent review “turned out to be spin”, said the Law Society...

Suzanne Townley
News Editor
Solicitors Journal

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