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“A draft report will be handed down this morning.”
The full text is expected to be published shortly.
Mr Johnson’s predecessor David Cameron said: “For too long we have seen politicians seeking to get out of the law in the name of the middle classes.
“By breaking the law David Cameron is making sure we have real reform of the legal professions, putting the concerns and concerns of taxpayers fi우리카지노rst.”
But Labour’s shadow attorney general Yvette Cooper said: “This report reveals a complete lack of understanding of our legal system.
“No wonder that ministers and solicitors are struggling to keep pace with the rush to bring in a new law on the law of practice.”
Analysis: By the figures
What we know from David Cameron’s ‘Legal Profession: The Middle Class, Middle Class, Bottom Half’, report
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‘This is a new beginning’
The report’s findings will add fuel to calls for greater rigour in the profession after the row over the law firm King’s Cross Law.
“These lawyers are trying to pass around the responsibility of the most significant legal decision that the taxpayer made last year,” said shadow justice secretary David Davis.
“They aren’t only being targeted by politicians but by lawyers across the country who want them to do a bad deal at all costs. The reality is that a whole lot of very decent solicitors do really well as it is.
“The reality is that this is a new beginning.
“We will continue to take the evidence we have from the lawyers seriously and take a close look at the problem of a very small number of lawyers who are in this profession and who appear to have no moral right and who are putting everyone else’s interests at risk.”
Analysis by BBC political correspondent James Landale
In the case of legal practice, as with any profession, it is better to have bad lawyers than good.
What the legal profession is about and has worked very hard to achieve is a lot of trust and confidence between lawyers and the public.
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