The Law Society, London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association and the Criminal Law Solicitors’ Association challenge the lord chancellor’s criminal legal aid reforms. The High Court did not correctly interpret all the facts, argued Dinah Rose QC, for the Society, at the start of a two-day hearing in the Court of Appeal.

R (Law Society) v the Lord Chancellor; R (London Criminal Solicitors Association and others) v the Lord Chancellor.

Judgment has been reserved.