Lawyers Gathered in London Agree Communiqué on Access to Justice – The Bar Council

Posted October 2nd, 2009 in legal aid, legal services, press releases by sally

“More than 50 bar association leaders from around the world have approved a communiqué in support of access to justice.  The members of the group, which gathered in London on the occasion of the opening of the legal year, have voiced their concerns about cutbacks in funding legal services at the very time when recession has highlighted the need for access to legal advice and representation, especially for the weak and vulnerable.”

Full press release

The Bar Council, 1st October 2009