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Dropping the ball?

In a guest post, Adam Makepeace, the practice director of leading criminal law firm Tuckers, explains why he was elated (kind of) by the government’s legal aid announcement last week but that the Lord Chancellor needs to level the digital playing field between firms if the market is somehow to come to his rescue.

March 3rd, 2014 | No Comments »

MoJ pushes for crime market consolidation despite its own research warning over speed of change

Many criminal law firms will have to merge, or enter into joint ventures, or form alternative business structures, to survive, after the government announced yesterday that it would push ahead with legal aid reforms that are predicated on market consolidation.

February 28th, 2014 | No Comments »

Ex-MP launches virtual chambers ahead of legal aid “meltdown”

A former Conservative MP and practising barrister has said he is certain the planned headline criminal legal aid fee cuts will go ahead unaltered, and will this week launch a ‘virtual chambers’ in anticipation.

November 25th, 2013 | 2 Comments »