Tag: Legal aid

Young lawyers urge MPs to visit ‘legal aid frontline’

Two MPs have already planned visits

May 20 2024 8:59am

High Court: Law Society secures win in legal aid row with government

Chancery Lane took action over failure to implement recommended fee rises

Feb 1 2024 8:53am

Access to justice: how can we do more?

Cardiff University law student Sophia McKenna explores how we can develop effective solutions

Oct 19 2023 9:22am

Legal aid: Law Society wins permission to challenge government in High Court

'Significant and positive step forward', says president Lubna Shuja

Jun 23 2023 11:02am

‘Our criminal justice system is quite literally being held together by duct tape — action is needed now’

Fundamental change is required to avoid a 'complete collapse', warns solicitor advocate Ben Brown

Jan 10 2023 9:25am

‘The day the bar died’: Criminal barristers react to legal aid deal

Disappointment, frustration and calls for collective unity

Oct 10 2022 12:45pm

Striking criminal barristers to vote on government legal aid offer

£54 million pay package follows 'constructive talks'

Sep 29 2022 3:34pm

Criminal justice: A system on its knees

With wigs and gowns on picket lines outside Crown courts around England and Wales, Liverpool Uni law student Jakob Fletcher-Stega makes the argument for increased legal aid fees and asserts the necessity of the ongoing strike

Sep 29 2022 10:52am

Barrister performs guitar solo to raise awareness for criminal bar strikes

🎵 Save legal aid, magna carta was made to protect people like you 🎵

Sep 26 2022 9:46am

Deterred from justice: The criminal bar’s darkest hour

Years of underfunding has created a retention and recruitment crisis, writes aspiring barrister Edmund Mawoko

Sep 16 2022 8:56am

I earned £7k more as a barista, says criminal barrister

Garden Court North's Rosalind Burgin makes depressing pay comparison as full-blown strike action looms

Aug 25 2022 10:15am

Have I Got News For You slammed for ‘insulting’ strike gag

Criminal barristers fail to see funny side of Twitter post

Aug 23 2022 10:54am

Criminal barristers to vote on ‘uninterrupted strike action’

Move would be an escalation of alternating weeks of action adopted since late June

Aug 9 2022 11:00am

Anonymous criminal barrister posts breakdown of entire year’s earnings on Twitter — less than £20,000

£19.5k BEFORE chambers rent, insurance and practising certificate

Jun 28 2022 11:47am

Criminal bar strike in pics 📸

Barristers join picket lines across the country

Jun 27 2022 11:07am