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About Oliver Carter

Oliver Carter is a solicitor in the Public Law and Human Rights team at Irwin Mitchell LLP and co-chair of Young Legal Aid Lawyers, a group which campaigns for access to justice and social mobility in the legal aid sector.

Articles by Oliver Carter

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“Julian

Julian Richards is openDemocracy’s managing editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Why legal aid matters and what you can do about it

Cuts to legal aid are causing widespread injustice and likely costing the taxpayer more. The government are reviewing the cuts. We have a final chance to tell them we care.

Do we have a right to justice?

As new research reveals the devastating impact of legal aid cuts, Labour is considering not only reversing some of those cuts but enshirining in law our right to justice.

Justice - open to all, like the Ritz hotel

The government has committed to reviewing cuts to legal aid and the fight for justice and government accountability has just begun.

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