Viewpoint: Justice for all will disappear

Paul Asplin chief executive DAS

Making ill-judged and insensitive comments to the press is one thing but the legacy of Lord Young's report and its wholehearted endorsement of the Jackson Review could cause far more lasting damage, not just to the legal expenses market in which brokers play such an important part but to the justice system itself.

Combined with the planned cuts to Legal Aid announced by justice secretary Ken Clarke MP, implementing Lord Jackson's proposals would dramatically reduce public access justice.


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