CDS Countdown 

This news report from Criminal Solicitor Dot Net is of interest – not least that there might be some clear guidance on CDS Contract signature by close of play today. The last sentence looks on face value to be portentous! Check back in later and we will provide an update.

More Serious Media Coverage 

Marcel Berlins comments yesterday on “The hidden cost of cutting the Legal Aid bill” have elicited this response from veteran MP Austin Mitchell. Neither seems entirely satisfactory to me. Join in the debate here or direct at the Guardian.


The joy of Sky plus makes, the otherwise dull, Monday night a festival of last weeks recorded comedy. Amongst the usual, “Earl”, “Mitchell & Webb”, last night was the first of a new series called “Comedy Showcase” – this starring Martin Freeman out of the Office. It was OK however the programme lit up when […]