Magnacarta day protests, save legal aid, 16 June

13 June 2014

The Justice Alliance are organising lunch time protests outside courts and work places against attacks on Legal Aid on Monday.

The details of protests in London, Manchester, Sheffield and Canterbury are below more may follow so check for updates


 Magna Carta Protests MONDAY 16 JUNE Meeting points

Strand, London Please join Criminal Defence Solicitors outside the Royal Courts of Justice between 1 – 2 p.m to celebrateMagna Carta Day. Bring your friends and family and join us in spreading the word. We will be handing out leaflets and urging the general public to sign the online petition. See you there for a #jelfie.

Justice Alliance, 1 Pump Court and others at 1 – 2 pm outside the Old Bailey. We are hoping there will be an appearance from the Chris Grayling puppet. Come and join for #jelfies.

Meet 12:15 p.m. at statue of Richard Cobden here 

Organiser – Sally Middleton –

Manchester City Center 1:00 pm. Outside Magistrate’s Court (off Deansgate Behind John Rylands Library.

A group of from Access To Advice and Justice Alliance North will be outside the Magistrate’s Court with leaflets, Justice Alliance petitions and invitations to ‘jelfie’. Come and join us!

Cambridge House, 1 Addington Square, Camberwell, SE5 0HF

Blackfriars Advice Centre & Cambridge House Law Centre. We will have an information stand where we will be giving information about legal aid, getting people to sign the petition and take a #jelfie with us. As it is Lunch hour we also have a sandwich lady arranged!”

Sheffield City Centre  – meet outside Sheffield Town Hall (Pinstone Street, S1 2HH) 12.15 pm – 1.15 pm Monday 16 June

We will be outside Sheffield Town Hall with leaflets, Justice Alliance petitions and invitations to do a “justice selfie”. Join us! Bring colleagues, friends, family and pass the message on. Banners and placards welcomed – e.g. “Justice is not for sale”, “People over profit: Justice for All”, or anything you want to say.


The London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association will be outside Westminster Magistrates from 1 – 2 pm. 

181 Marylebone Rd, London NW1 5BR

The London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association will be outside Highbury Corner from 1 – 2 pm 

51-53 Holloway Rd, London N7 8JA

Protest Legal Aid Cuts outside Canterbury Magistrates Court, Broad Street, CT1 2UE



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