Archive for June 9th, 2013

Hat Tip for pic  @Benjaminfgray

New face of British justice: Eddie Stobart lorry boss who judge called incompetent

  • Haulage firm to bid for millions in legal aid work after Ministry of Justice revolution
  • Judge condemned Eddie Stobart law chief for being ‘cavalier and slapdash’
  • Middle England is hardest hit as families with £37k disposable income barred from aid

A haulage firm boss described as ‘slapdash’ and ‘incompetent’ by a High Court judge intends to become the new face of legal criminal defence work in the UK.

An interesting article from The Daily Mail / Mail on Sunday – worth reading.

AND… this editorial from The Observer…

Cutting legal aid is the surest way to threaten justice

Lawyers are vehemently opposed to the new system and they are right to be concerned

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