Deal or no deal?

  Introduction So, there we go… the Bar has been offered terms by the MoJ in return for calling of the current action. You probably know the background, but the position is now that there will be a ballot of the whole CBA membership, with the question being : “Do you wish to continue no returns…

Tony Benn dies aged 88

Originally posted on Hynd's Blog:
This morning I have awoken to the news that Tony Benn, the long-standing Labour politician has died aged 88. Tony Benn was, and remains an inspiration for me in many ways. His commitment to radical grass-roots politics inspired much of what I believe today. It is this belief, that…

Strike Two – 7th March 2014

  On 7th March 2014 there was the second national strike by Legal Aid lawyers (and yes, it is a strike). After the first one – a half a day on 6th January, we found that actually we can strike without the world ending and therefore, in the face of the MoJ completely ignoring us,…