Counterfire’s Shabbir Lakha speaks to Kerry Hudson, a criminal defence solicitor and former president of the LCSA, on the criminal barristers’ picket line about the crisis in the criminal justice system and why barristers and solicitors are taking action

Last week we spoke to Jo Sidhu QC, Chair of the Criminal Bar Association:

“The criminal justice system is in meltdown… It should be treated as a national emergency… Our fight is a fight for the public and not just for ourselves”@JoSidhuQC, Chair of @TheCriminalBar on why criminal barristers are striking

— Counterfire (@counterfireorg) July 4, 2022

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Shabbir Lakha

Shabbir Lakha is a Stop the War officer, a People's Assembly activist and a member of Counterfire.

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