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Mr Justice Mostyn: Nobody anticipated “savagery” of legal aid cuts

Mr Justice Mostyn has delivered some of the strongest judicial criticisms yet of the legal aid cuts and warned that “more are in prospect” under a majority Conservative government. His comments, though largely targeted at family law, came on the eve of today’s strike over pay by criminal law solicitors.

July 1st, 2015 | No Comments »

Falconer condemns Grayling’s “heart-breaking” comments on role of Lord Chancellor

Lord Falconer, the former Lord Chancellor, has condemned the “heart-breaking and disappointing” comments made about the role by its current incumbent, Chris Grayling.

October 23rd, 2014 | 1 Comment »

Lord Chancellors should be judges, APIL argues

Lord Chancellors should be recruited from the judiciary and no longer combine the role with that of justice secretary, the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has argued.

August 29th, 2014 | No Comments »