Criminal Justice Resources from QS Jordans

Tag: legal aid

The Strike and Why Pro Bono isn’t Free Mr Gove

It came as a considerable relief to hear that last night the Doncaster area had finally signed up to Strike Action joining a galaxy of Legal Aid heroes across the UK who are placing their careers and firms at risk by making a stand against the Governments draconian cuts and attack on our justice system… Read More ›

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Responding to the Lord Chancellor

We robustly oppose :   PCT Removal of Client Choice The current Scale of Cuts  Geographical limitations on contracts Restrictions on Judicial Review Changes to Prison Law Funding  Increased powers to restrict appointment of two counsel  Changes to Civil Legal Aid   All the changes proposed will bring a disastrous outcome to our Justice System… Read More ›

The Grayling Plan

The proposed plans of Chris Grayling, secretary of state for justice, are causing for the first time in legal history a united front between barristers and solicitors. This united front is fighting against the machinery of the Tory party driving home messages that their legal aid reforms are all about the necessity of having to… Read More ›