BSB wades into legal aid row – Legal Futures

Posted June 4th, 2013 in barristers, competition, criminal justice, guilty pleas, legal aid, news, tenders by sally

“The Bar Standards Board (BSB) has waded into the controversy over government plans to introduce price competitive tendering (PCT) in criminal work by warning that it risks causing irreparable harm to the credibility of the criminal justice system and incentivises lawyers to encourage guilty pleas.”

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Legal Futures, 4th June 2013