Devastating Effects of Legal Aid Cuts and the Dissolution of Tooks Chambers

Chris Grayling’s proposal to cut legal aid may have had to be scaled back in the face of massive opposition from the legal profession, clients and the public, but it is clear that whatever concessions Grayling has made (getting rid of the tendering process proposal, for example), the majority of his damaging suggestions still remain in force (see this piece for a detailed outline of the impact this will have on civil cases).… Read More

Greater Manchester Police makes five figure pay outs to three Anti Fascists arrested on 20/03/10 discovered footage of my arrest and, after viewing the footage and “having a word with the officers”, the prosecution solicitor at the Court decided to offer no evidence. … Read More