Legal aid reforms: Solicitors lose duty contracts challenge – BBC News

BBC NewsLegal aid reforms: Solicitors lose duty contracts challengeBBC NewsSolicitors' associations warn that cutting the number of contracts from 1,600 to 527 will lead to inadequate access to legal advice for defendants. But judges in London's High Court ruled the plans were not legally flawed. The Ministry of Justice said …High court upholds plan to slash on-call legal aid solicitorsThe Guardianall 3 news articles »

Toby Landau QC on arbitration and human rights

Maharashtra to dip into Phule corporation to pay for Ambedkar house

The Maharashtra government has decided to use funds of the Mahatma Phule Backward Development Corporation to pay the solicitor fee for the purchase of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar house in London.