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The Training Contract & Pupillage Handbook
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Legal aid: equality before the law no longer exists in the UK in 2017 and you should be angry about it
In 2017 it seems that the ability to defend or assert your rights is often only available to the wealthy; Britain's most senior judge, Lord Thomas of Cwymgiedd, said that "our justice system has become unaffordable to most". What is the state of legal aid and do opportunities still exist for a career in this rewarding field?
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