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Hugh Rennie: newest knight's fears for legal aid system

Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 06 Jun 2022

Hugh Rennie: newest knight's fears for legal aid system
Legal aid system collapse "the worst thing in 40 years", says Hugh Rennie. (Image: Supplied)
Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 06 Jun 2022
Describing a distinguished career as guided largely by doing things “because other people asked me to” is typical of the modest spirit of public service that has seen Hugh Rennie named one of three new knights in this morning’s Queen’s Birthday and Platinum Jubilee Honours.“All the way through I have tried to do what I could,” he told BusinessDesk. “I’ve lived with the philosophy that you treat other people the way you would like to be treated yourself.“Everything I’ve ever done isn&rs...

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