JOINT

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.

Witnesses

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

Further information

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