Tagged with quality of legal representation

The impact of legal aid cuts in Thanet and East Kent

Oliver Kirk interviewed by Julia George on BBC Radio Kent in relation to the government’s proposals to ‘transform’ legal aid, particularly in relation to Kent and Thanet. He says there are 35 practices across Kent who cover geographical areas as far apart as Sevenoaks, Dartford and Ramsgate. The Government proposes that all of those various … Continue reading

Legal Aid Question Time – 18 June 2013

Gemma Blythe (@Gemma_Blythe), Caseworker at Kent Defence (@KentDefence) and Law Student at the University of Kent, attended Legal Aid Question Time last night, 18th June 2013. It was held at Church House – just around the corner from the Ministry of Justice offices, and the Legal Services Commission. How fitting. The chair of the meeting … Continue reading