Barristers pen warning to grayling

PUBLISHED February 10, 2014

Leading commercial barristers warned the lord chancellor that 'draconian' legal aid cuts will cause 'lasting damage' to the international reputation of the British justice system.

In a letter to Chris Grayling, leaders of the chancery, commercial, technology and construction, family and property bar associations and the chairman of the London Common Law & Commercial Bar Association accused the government of taking an 'unacceptable risk' with the reputation of the system.

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