Criminal Justice Resources from QS Jordans

Tag: transforming legal aid

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 ›

Lord Chancellor on the defensive

After a construtive pre-meeting we gathered to meet with Chris Grayling in Committee Room 17 . Sensibly we had agreed not to make the occasion a free for all but rather target questions and not to repeat points so for example a question about the effect of new contract and the losses it would bring… Read More ›

Letter to the Lord Chancellor – What you are going to miss

Dear Mr. Grayling, I can’t tell you how pleased I am to be coming to your place to speak to you about your plans for transforming legal aid. In case I don’t get the opportunity to raise every point many dedicated and angry lawyers from South Yorkshire  want me to raise on Monday  I thought… Read More ›