Practicing in a post-QASA world?

*DISCLAIMER KLAXON* Obviously I doubt anyone would treat anything I wrote here as legal advice,but if you are in the slightest bit tempted, then don’t. Introduction So, come 7th March 2014 the deadline for signing up to QASA is passed. If you’re on the Western or the Midlands Circuit, this is a problem (unless you’ve…

7 things we learned from the strike

Introduction On 6th January 2014, for the first time in 500 years (give or take a couple of centuries) criminal lawyers went on strike. There will no doubt be various blogs written about it from round the country, and from different perspectives, but Richard Bentwood was first out of the blocks (of the ones I’ve…