Law Has Become a Massive Gravy Train

Bashing lawyers and the legal profession is a popular past-time, but one publication across the pond is pulling no punches:

“Right-wing news site the Daily Mail has kicked off the new year with a pretty brutal article about how greedy the legal profession is. The piece…seemingly questioned why lawyers have been striking over their earnings when the profession has been ‘booming’….This happened ‘despite strikes by barristers over their pay levels and protests from senior lawyers who demand greater taxpayer subsidies’. Quoting director of the Civitas think tank Dr David Green, the article then says: ‘The law has become a massive gravy train, and disputes are now regarded by lawyers not as an occasion for the application of justice but as an opportunity to make money. The legal profession has lost its way morally.'”

Read: ‘Law has become a massive gravy train’: Tabloid newspaper kicks off 2017 with a scathing anti-lawyer article at Legal Cheek

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