Article about today’s VHCC case

Below article taken from Financial Times:- Defendants in a high-profile insider-trading case could move to block their trial proceeding because of an abuse of process, a judge hearing their case said. The six defendants in an insider-trading case brought by the UK’s financial watchdog face an “unprecedented” situation after four of the six remain without … Continue reading

British Summer Time

As British Summer Time comes to a close and we turn our clocks back this Sunday 27th October, I feel reflective about what has been an eventful season. I have decided to make a timeline to show what has been going on… In April 2013, the government announced their plans to ‘Transform Legal Aid’. This … Continue reading

Article: Save Legal Aid

For over 60 years legal has given people access to justice who otherwise couldn’t afford it. New government plans threaten this vital human right, says Gemma Blythe. Earlier this year, the Ministry of Justice put forward its plans to reform legal aid. The Government held a consultation period, running from April to June, and received … Continue reading

64 years of Legal Aid

Today, 30th July 2013, marks 64 years of Legal Aid. We will Rally for Justice this afternoon, and here’s why: Legal Aid gives everyone access to justice, which provides a vital safety net and makes our society a civilised one. In a democratic society, we all have a right to access justice and a right … Continue reading