Hooper: call police over ‘corrupt’ referral fees – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted November 15th, 2012 in corruption, fees, law firms, news by sally

“A former Court of Appeal judge earlier this week called for lawyers who pay or receive ‘corrupt’ referral fees to be reported to the police. Lord Justice Hooper told the bar conference that the growth of referral fees, which ‘corruptly’ influence the choice of trial advocate, is the most pernicious consequence of the government’s ‘savage’ legal aid cuts.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 15th November 2012

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk