4 August 2014
The Law Society has called for legal aid to be exempt from the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013, which came into force in June.
It said a number of the provisions are impractical and argued that the EU directive on which the regulations are based was never intended to apply to legal aid.
Consultation paper highlights 'overwhelming' evidence that women and girls are targeted for certain crimes.
Human rights committee concerned by lack of parliamentary scrutiny of legislation.
Doughty Street barrister is latest casualty of the row over the UK Internal Market Bill.
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