Privatisation amongst our legal representatives? Barristers and Solicitors working for Profit and not for Justice. Armageddon will soon be here, this cannot be right, it must not be allowed to happen.
‘Eddie fucking Stobart?’ Barked the Bearded Monogamist.
‘Eddie Stobart, Tescos, the Co0op, G4S, Serco’ I replied.
‘Eddie Stobart is a hauliers’ by now the Bearded Monogamist looked very confused indeed.
‘I don’t get it’ Said another friend
‘Basically, the Government will put criminal legal aid out to contract. Big companies doing the defending for the lowest price possible. For profit of course.’ I explained shortly, ‘in two years time, there will not be an independent criminal bar.’
‘Why do you never hear about this stuff.’ Asked our female friend.
‘Nobody really cares about criminal justice or legal aid,’
‘Until they need it’ we said in chorus.
‘Do you want me to protest for you?’
How it all started…
It started really at Oxford in 2006, before the economic downturn, law, accountancy, management consultancy, banking, were all relatively easy professions to choose.
In terms of the law, 80% signed up for…
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