Legal Aid



Lawyers say ‘Business as usual’


Many Travellers Times readers will have seen mention in the media of the bringing into force of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 on 1st April 2013. There has been a lot of concern over the detrimental effects of the cuts to legal aid and in particular the fact that it will no longer be available to cover many cases e.g. the vast majority of welfare benefits and debt advice, to name but two areas……

Read more of this article by Chris Johnson of the Travellers Advice Team (TAT) at Community Law Partnership (CLP) and Marc Willers of Garden Court Chambers in the Traveller Times


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