The Law Society has launched its first recognised quality standard for wills and estate administration
A Adoki suggests that we should let the system implode, rather than do what we can to mitigate the inevitable and serious adverse consequences that we all recognise will result from legal aid cuts. As chair of the Law Society’s Access to Justice Committee, I cannot agree.
by Andrew Caplenchair of the Law Society’s Access to Justice Committee Carolyn Regan, the chief executive of the Legal Services Commission, gave a speech at the Westminster Legal Policy Forum on 9 February entitled ‘60 years of legal aid – next steps for reform’. It was not a speech designed to endear herself to the solicitors’ profession – but then she accepts that her role is unlikely to make her popular.