I agree. But I think Direct Action needs to be carefully tailored to the needs of The Bar and of Soliticitors Firms. I don’t think a One Size fits all DA would suit that would be just too damaging. Haute Courture Direct Action, like the advice you give your Clients in a unique Case is what I am feeling as your ever loving, ever devoted, totally committed #NonLawyer
It would seem the criminal blog du jour is all about the single question…. To strike or not to strike?
So I thought I would briefly set out my thoughts. It seems to me that the debate centres around four critical areas Ethics, Method, Efficacy and Unity.
It is entirely understandable that we, as a profession who uphold the highest ethical standards on a daily basis, are concerned about any action being consistent with our professional duties. It is exactly such standards which we should trumpet as one of the reasons the public would have to lament our demise.
However we are now in a position whereby our professional standards are being demeaned by the Government whilst they also take them for granted. The taper on fees is a slur on every advocate who has ever conducted a trial in the Crown Court. The taper says that the advocate…
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