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The Scottish Government recently published their review of the Legal Aid System. This has prompted many concerns within the profession. A sub-committee of the Edinburgh Bar Association are preparing a detailed response. Any comments on the Review can be emailed to the Association at

Link to 'Rethinking Legal Aid: An Independent Strategic Review'

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