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27 January 2014

Legal Aid Cuts- Representations to Mla's

 

Mickey Brady and Alan Hunter
Mickey Brady, Sinn Fein MLA for Armagh and Newry and Alan Hunter, Chief Executive of the Law Society of Northern Ireland.

The Chief Executive of the Law Society of Northern Ireland, Alan Hunter, has continued to meet with MLA's on the issue of the impact of legal aid cuts on solicitor's practices, clients and the community.

Meeting with Mickey Brady, Sinn Fein (MLA) for Armagh and Newry, Alan Hunter provided him with a full briefing on the implications of the proposed legal aid cuts.

The Chief Executive has met with and continues to meet with individual MLA's to explain the Society's concerns about the recent proposals for further cuts to the legal aid budget.