British Legion to provide free legal advice for families of soldiers killed on active service – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 15th, 2010 in armed forces, charities, inquests, news by sally

“Independent legal support will be provided throughout the inquest process to the relatives of men and women who die during service. The proposal was welcomed by the families of army personnel who have died in Afghanistan and who described the resulting inquests as ‘traumatic’. Two full-time lawyers, funded by the British Legion with the help of the MoD, will guide families through the ‘complex and harrowing’ investigation that follows a military death.”

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Daily Telegraph, 15th July 2010