Courts in Wales: Calls to tackle backlog of criminal cases

Our director Scott Bowen who is one of our Criminal Defence Solicitors has been interviewed by BBC News Wales about the backlog of criminal cases in Wales.

Urgent action is needed to reduce the backlog of cases in the criminal courts in Wales, experts have warned.

Law Society members say the system was on its knees before Covid-19, but the pandemic has brought added challenges.

Now the former Lord Chief Justice of Wales, Lord Thomas, says the only way to find extra cash for an underfunded system is to devolve powers to Wales.

The Ministry of Justice said it had prioritised urgent cases and invested millions in technology. Read all about it at BBC News Wales 

Our director Scott Bowen who is one of our Criminal Defence Solicitors has been interviewed by...
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Scott Bowen, Law Society council, criminal law and access to justice committee member and one...
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