Legal Aid

LSC chair pledges to safeguard ?high-quality? legal aid system

PUBLISHED February 14, 2012

The legal aid system in England and Wales ?compares favourably? with any in the world, despite the proposed cuts, according to the chair of the Legal Services Commission.

In a speech, Sir Bill Callaghan (pictured) told Liverpool Law Society: ?Together the LSC and legal aid providers can manage the changes ahead. Together we can deal with robust exchanges. And together we can ensure that clients receive high-quality legal aid and that the interests of the taxpayer are protected.?

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