A&O urges large firms to join Law Centre funding scheme

Robins, Jon
May 2005
Lawyer;5/23/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 20, p14
Trade Publication
Reports that Allen and Overy has called on its fellow law firms to join a scheme in which the interest on client accounts is donated to prop up the increasingly thin civil legal aid budget via the London Legal Support Trust in England. Formation of the Access to Justice Alliance to bring attention to the increasing problems of legal aid; Establishment of a fund or foundation to support access to justice; Weakness of pro bono; Need of practical participation of the whole profession in the funding of legal aid.


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