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Dean Anthony Da Conceicao has released some straightforward tips on how to deliver the best and most effective services for people with autism.
UNICEF have released a new advocacy toolkit for LIPs and others dealing with children's legal issues.
A new step-by-step guide has been produced by Namati and the Open Society Justice Initiative to help those struggling to document their citizenship or legal identity.
A fraudster used multiple callers, purportedly calling from court and eventually impersonated a judge via conference call, to extort around £79,000 of his victim who he threatened with imprisonment for contempt of court.
The EMEA Corporate Citizenship team at Credit Suisse are looking for a Programme Officer to join the team in London. This role is part-time / 0.8 fte. Requests for flexible working will be considered.
Housing Solicitor / Caseworker - LAA qualified category housing supervisor
The PSU is opening a part-time satellite service in Southend-on-Sea.
In an insightful comparative empirical study of the United Kingdom and Germany Naomi Creutzfeldt highlights how differing experiences of the formal legal system shape citizens' wider attitudes towards justice.
Legal Design Sprint highlights the problems faced by Citizens Advice Merton and Lambeth in supporting their clients to find information and apply for disability benefits, especially those affected by mental health, and tries to present a new solution.
The Civil Liability Bill will introduce reduced rates for damages. It will also be accompanied by an increase in the small claims limit resulting in fewer claimants being represented. The progress of this legislation looks set to be halted until September at the earliest.
Following on from focus group research earlier this year, HMCTS is starting to design a way for legal practitioners to interact digitally with HMCTS when: issuing new process; sending and receiving case documentation and evidence; needing to view the progress of cases; and paying fees.
Free Seminar on homelessness legislation
Cardiff University Lecturer, Jess Mant discusses what inspired her research on litigants in person in the family court.
Preliminary findings from research regarding litigants in person in the private family court suggest that the post-LASPO process has led LiPs to lose trust in the system and in some cases made them feel worse off than when they started.
In the UK, litigants in Person can claim up to £19 per hour for time they spend working on their case (or the actual financial loss if this can prove this), where as Pro Bono costs can be claimed for any advice given for free by lawyers. But what if you're both?
From supporting staff wellbeing to supporting EEA and non-EEA migrant communities, this year's Frontline Network conference has produced a wealth of resources for frontline workers to support them in supporting others.
A recent presentation through the Self-Represented Litigation Network (SRLN) examines how chatbots can be used to guide and direct litigants in person to useful online resources, guides and information.
As part of the Network's work on affordable advice our members from University House Legal Advice Centre share their resources and knowledge around legal expenses insurance and we examine how it can be used.
With nearly 36 per cent of cases included a litigant in person this article from the Times gives an overview of the difficulties presented by litigants in person, from the court to represented parties.
The Public Accounts Committee report questions the ability of HMCTS to deliver its court reform programme saying the pressure to deliver quickly risks driving changes before fully understanding the impact on users and the wider justice system.