Top QCs unite to criticise legal aid cuts and judicial review reforms
A group of around 90 QCs have united to publicly criticise proposals to limit legal aid for judicial review, claiming that such a move would "seriously undermine the rule of law". In a letter to The Daily Telegraph, signed by silks including former Attorney General Lord Goldsmith QC, the former director of Public Prosecutions Lord Macdonald and Cherie Booth QC, the group argue that legal aid cuts and the associated reforms of judicial review will undermine Britain's global reputation for justice.
A group of around 90 QCs have united to publicly criticise proposals to limit legal aid for judicial review, claiming that such a move would “seriously undermine the rule of law”.
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