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.?