24th March - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY: Proponents of reforms to judicial review claim they will deter ‘frivolous’ cases but the legal profession is worried about the effect on access to justice. A number of reforms to the way judicial reviews can be brought and financed in the UK have caused industry-wide concern over the past two years. Lawyers, ministers and peers have universally denounced the new measures proposed by Lord Chancellor and secretary of state for justice Chris Grayling, claiming they will limit individuals’ access to justice and make it more difficult for people to hold government and public authorities to account. Full story - The Lawyer

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