Tagged with ministryofjustice

Question and Answer: ‘Transforming Legal Aid’

As Parliament is off on its summer holiday (lucky for some), I thought the time was appropriate to reflect on what some of you think about the Government’s proposed legal aid reform, ‘Transforming Legal Aid’. The purpose of this blog is to gain a perspective and clear vision of your views, and potential ideas for … Continue reading

Don’t Let Justice Go

If you are not a lawyer, or working in any part of the criminal justice system then this blog is aimed directly at you. It’s not a political statement, it’s aim is to explain in the simplest of terms what the government are about to do to your justice system. You will hear over the … Continue reading

Criminal Justice – what next? I don’t know.

In my opinion, criminal defence does not get the credit it deserves. Representing someone who has no idea of the law, sometimes cannot articulate very well, and may have mental health, drug or alcohol problems in stopping them doing so, is a valued position and something that I aspire to do. The reaction I have … Continue reading