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Steve Cornforth is senior partner of EAD Solicitors in Liverpool and Huddersfield. Steve is the current vice president of Liverpool Law Society and will become President in December 2011. He has established its Access to Justice Committee to focus on the impact of current and proposed cutbacks in legal aid.

Hillsborough & justice for the 96

Most people in Liverpool can tell you what they were doing on 15th April 1989. At 3.00 I was listening to local radio following Everton FC’s FA Cup semi-final with…

Opposite of the big society

Anyone claiming disability living allowance has their medical condition assessed by Atos, a hugely controversial French IT company contracted to the Department for Work and Pensions. Their refusal rate is…

Domestic Violence: back to the future?

Our legal aid system, of which we have been rightly proud, is facing the most devastating cuts in its history. The Bill is making its way through Parliament. It has…

Cutting benefits for offenders

The Government has announced proposals to dramatically increase the deduction from benefits to meet fine payments for those convicted of criminal offences. At the moment the maximum deduction is £5…