Originally posted on 18 Dec 2013

A motion of no confidence in the senior leadership of the Law Society over the organisation’s policy on criminal legal aid reform was passed by a narrow margin on 17 December.Over 400 solicitors voted with 228 solicitors (52%) in favour and 213 against. The motion was proposed by Liverpool solicitor James Parry.Meanwhile, the Legal Services Board has called for the ‘fastest possible’ implementation of the Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates (QASA) – even though the High Court has yet to rule whether the scheme is lawful.Read the full articles at Bizezia News here.
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