Legal Aid: The least glamorous arm of the welfare state

General | April 4, 2014

The legal profession is not known for its activism. Rather the general populous assumes that its members are conservative by nature and disinclined towards radical change. So when a former Conservative MP, turned member of the Bar Sir Ivan Lawrence QC, tells a thousand-strong demonstration by barristers and solicitors that he is ashamed of the […]

Legal Aid: The least glamorous arm of the welfare state

General | March 17, 2014

The legal profession is not known for its activism. Rather the general populous assumes that its members are conservative by nature and disinclined towards radical change. So when a former Conservative MP, turned member of the Bar Sir Ivan Lawrence QC, tells a thousand-strong demonstration by barristers and solicitors that he is ashamed of the […]