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Friday, 21 August 2015
Action by lawyers over criminal legal aid and two-tier contracts
Mark Fenhalls QC (Chairman-elect of the Criminal Bar Association has announced that "no returns" is suspended with immediate effect and there is no reason why barristers should not accept any fresh instructions. This announcement follows on from solicitor's organisations suspending their action pending further discussions with the Secretary of State and his officials.