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About Caterina Franchi

Caterina Franchi is a solicitor at Wilson Solicitors, a legal aid firm that acts for some of the most disadvantaged members of society. She has also written for The Justice Gap, the legal section of The Times and The Law Gazette.

Articles by Caterina Franchi

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Windrush and Legal Aid: how free legal representation could have avoided a national scandal

Many migration decisions are wrong - but since legal aid for such cases was scrapped by the LASPO Act 2012, few migrants have the money to challenge them. Meanwhile, an ongoing review drags on.
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