In the upper house of the Lords, three amendments to the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill are carried, although the defeat of a fourth means it would be harder for less well-financed charities to bring judicial reviews. Melanie Carter, a partner at Bates Wells Braithwaite, said these amendments upheld the voluntary sector's ability to bring and intervene in judicial review. She said, "it's been a very successful campaign, not just from the sector but from the judiciary as well - they've been very well mobilised."

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Posted on 30/10/2014 in BWB In The Media

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