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News about progress of the Protest for Justice campaign

A summary of the Protest for Justice in The Firm

On the back of changes to the further cut Legal Aid in England & Wales, a new website has been set up for the campaign there "To fight Government proposals to take a greater number of citizens out of legal aid and to deny free choice of independent representation."


"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

There will be a protest outside the Scottish Parliament on 29th January 2013 at 1.00pm for lawyers and interested members of the public to show their objection to the Legal Aid contribution proposals.

Text of letter by Edinburgh Bar Association to Scottish Legal Aid Board

We write on behalf of members of the Edinburgh Bar Association in response to your statement posted on the SLAB website on Friday 14th December and the accompanying article entitled “Clarification on the collection of contributions in A&A”.

Text of letter by Edinburgh Bar Association to Scottish Legal Aid Board

Following a meeting of our members today, I write as President of our Association on behalf of the undernoted firms in order to advise you that we do not wish to be considered for inclusion on the Police Station Duty plan for Edinburgh Sheriff Court for the first quarter of 2013.