Lance Ashworth QC

Lance Ashworth QC

Lance, Serle Court, is a Chancery commercial Silk. He is now the Bar Council’s Trustee on the Access to Justice Foundation.

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Access to Justice

Lance Ashworth QC examines the unappreciated effects of legal aid cuts and how the Bar can help.

More than a year after the significant cuts to civil legal aid introduced by the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, the Ministry of Justice has published statistics showing that spending on legal aid fell £150 million to £800 million in 2013-2014, the lowest level since 2007.

29 September 2014
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