In the Media

Chancery Lane warning follows bar strike vote

PUBLISHED November 25, 2013

Criminal barristers have voted unanimously in favour of strike action if the government proceeds with further criminal legal aid cuts. But the Law Society has warned that solicitors considering similar action are in a very different position to the bar.

Mark George QC, head of chambers at Garden Court North, proposed a resolution calling on all criminal barristers to withdraw their labour and not attend magistrates' or Crown courts on 'a day or days of action'.

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