John Halford is a public law specialist at Bindmans. He has focussed on judicial review work since 1993, challenging the unfair exercise and abuse of power by public authorities, human rights breaches and discrimination. He represents individuals, campaign and action groups, unions, charities, schools, professional associations and regulators, arts organisations and commercial companies. The Legal 500 directory lists him as a leader in the fields of administrative and public law, civil liberties, human rights and healthcare. He is a past winner of a Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year award.
Published in: openDemocracyUKLegal aid reform - justice on the cheap
The central tension in the changes to legal aid in Britain is between reducing costs and maintaining quality - the...