Attitudes to enforcement of Human Rights examined

12 March 2018

The Joint Committee on Human Rights considers access to justice and independence of the legal profession.

Topics to be examined

  • Impact of reforms to the Legal Aid regime
  • Exceptional Case Funding scheme
  • Impact of reforms to funding for Judicial Reviews
  • Independence of the judiciary
  • Independence and self-confidence of the legal profession.


  • Richard Miller, Law Society
  • Nicola Mackintosh QC (Hon)
  • Gareth Peirce, Birnberg Peirce and Partners

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