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PAPER: Access to justice in the 2020s

Lord Sandhurst QC lays out recommendations for a joined up approach to Legal Aid, funding and procedural reform in the Civil and Family Courts for the new Conservative Government.

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PAPER: No place for oral hearings in the appointment of Supreme Court judges

Texts of speeches by Lord Sandhurst QC, Oliver Sells QC and Anthony Speaight QC at a meeting in the House of Commons on 24 February 2020. A research paper by Lyell Scholar, Louis Flood, appears in the Appendix.


ANNUAL DINNER: Guest speaker Rt Hon Robert Buckland QC MP

The Carlton Club, 69 St James’s Street, London SW1A

Wednesday 11th March 2020, 7.00pm


PAPER: Page 48 of the Conservative Party Manifesto, 2019 and the proposed Constitution, Democracy & Rights Commission

David Wolfson QC