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Criminal barristers strike over legal aid fees and working conditions

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First of two days of strike action by barristers in dispute over pay and conditions. Row is over level of pay given to suspects who cannot afford lawyers. Justice Secretary Dominic Raab described the action as "regrettable" Barristers have been rallying outside a number of high-profile courts.
1 month ago·London, United Kingdom

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