• 14 October 2015 - Vulnerable people are still reeling from the impact of Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, the Chairman of the Bar warns MPs, ahead of tomorrow's Commons debate. Alistair MacDonald QC said:"People who cannot afford legal advice and representation are often among the most vulnerable in society and they are still reeling from the impact of LASPO.

  • 4 February 2015 - Chairman of the Bar, Alistair MacDonald QC, has supported calls made by the Government spending watchdog to make sure that people who are no longer eligible for civil legal aid can still get access to justice.