The last closed shop. The last home of restrictive practises. "Self regulating".
Do I have any sympathy? I'm afraid not - there has apparently been an explosion in the numbers of Criminal Lawyers in recent years. Like almost all the rest of us (with the exception of MPs, CEOs etc) they are now feeling the pinch. Well Boo Hoo.
They can try and dress it up as a threat to our wonderful justice system which is the envy of the world. This presupposes one accepts that's true - and I don't.