Liberal Democrats Party Conference Fringe Event | The Future of Legal Aid

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Date / time
Date(s) - 17/09/2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Brighton Centre


The Future of Legal Aid: From the recent barrister’s strike, to the Bach Commission report and the Secret Barrister’s book, evidence abounds of the crisis in legal aid and the wider justice system. The Government is now reviewing the 2013 (LASPO Act) cuts to legal aid – what needs to change to restore access to justice?

Speakers include:

  • Andrew Haslam-Jones (chair), Co-Chair Rights Liberties Justice
  • Lord Marks QC, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Justice
  • Anthony Hook, Barrister
  • James Sandbach, LawWorks
  • Alistair Carmichael MP
  • Andrea Coomber, Director of JUSTICE

The event will take place in the Brighton Centre from 1-2pm.