3rd July - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY: Tensions between the bodies representing criminal law solicitors and barristers reached breaking point yesterday after the Criminal Bar Association (CBA) was accused of showing a lack of courage and acting unworthily. As solicitors across the country began to strike in protest at the 8.75% litigators’ fee cut imposed from 1 July, the CBA executive decided to hold a ballot of members on whether to support them – even though only a few weeks ago it ran a survey that showed overwhelming support among members to take action with a ‘no returns’ policy, and then decided against calling for it. Full story - Legal Futures

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