Barrister receives £1m for legal aid – The Times

Posted July 10th, 2007 in barristers, news, remuneration by sally

“A barrister was given more than £1 million in legal aid last year, it was revealed. Ministry of Justice figures showed that Balbir Singh, head of Birmingham’s Equity Chambers, was paid £1,116,000 in 2005-06. Because he is not among the elite 10 per cent with Queen’s Counsel status, Mr Singh is technically known as a junior.”

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The Times, 10th July 2007