CBA Press Release – 10.06.15
For immediate release
10 June 2015
Statement from the Criminal Bar Association
Tony Cross, chairman of the Criminal Bar Association, said:
“The Criminal Bar Association regrets the decision of the Ministry of Justice to press ahead with the Duty Provider Scheme and to impose further fee cuts on hard pressed litigators.
The Executive of the CBA will be discussing our response at the earliest opportunity, including further consultation with our membership.
We acknowledge the Secretary of State for Justice’s welcome recognition as to the critical importance of quality advocacy in our Criminal Justice System.”
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About the CBA
The Criminal Bar Association exists to represent the views and interests of the practising members of the criminal bar in England and Wales.
The Criminal Bar Association, with nearly 4000 members provides continuing professional development, accreditation, information about the law, programs to assist barristers in their work, advice and initiatives to improve the Criminal Justice System for the public.