‘Cuts to legal aid will erode justice’

Legal battle: Barristers are set to walk out and below: Judge Woolman

Legal battle: Barristers are set to walk out and below: Judge Woolman

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Barristers in Lancashire will stage a walk out from the courts for the first time ever in a protest over cuts to legal aid.

Those behind the move say it could prevent cases scheduled for Monday from going ahead.

Judge Andrew Woolman
Judge Andrew Woolman

Lawyers who are members of the Criminal Bar will assemble outside Preston Crown Court on Ringway as part of protests held at major courts across the country.

 

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