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Justice Week is a new initiative setup by the three legal professional bodies; the Law Society, the Bar Council and the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx).
HMCTS are inviting practising legal professionals and professional court users to engage with them in the delivery of their reform programme. The face to face engagement event for crime reform will take place on Thursday 24 January at 5:30pm in Bristol.
HMCTS are inviting practising legal professionals and professional court users to engage with them in the delivery of their reform programme. The online engagement event for civil reform will take place on Monday 15 October at 1pm.
HMCTS are inviting practising legal professionals and professional court users to engage with them in the delivery of their reform programme. The online engagement events for video remand hearings will take place on Thursday 27 September at 1pm.
Published 14/09/2018 by Stacey Lamb
LawWorks (the Solicitors Pro Bono Group), with the support of Deloitte UK, is developing a new online pro bono service to improve access to justice through technology.
The PSU are looking to expand to provide a Telephone Service, which would help those who are unable to visit a PSU office to access their services. Please complete this survey, and forward it to any frontline services and/or service users to help form this important service.
With thanks to our network member Emily MacLoud, this comprehensive overview gives an interesting insight into the approach Australia has taken to designing an encompassing national triage tool for LiPs.
Refugee action is looking for a new project manager for the Asylum Guides National Programme.
The Indian Punjab and Haryana High Court has begun utilising IT to support litigants, lawyers and judges in a variety of ways.
UK Research and Innovation's Future Leaders Fellowship is aiming to support early career researchers and innovators in universities, UK registered business and other research environments.
What's out there and what's to come in terms of providing access to justice through technology to litigants in person and other vulnerable users.
LawWorks is pleased to announce our training session dates for Autumn 2018. The programme of training for LawWorks members and clinic volunteers aims to support the provision of pro bono legal advice. LawWorks also provides training in professional advice skills.
There's a very clear focus point in the latest updates given by HMCTS Digital Architecture and Cyber Security team.
This entry examines a promising approach to promoting advocacy in the human rights sector.
In this entry we examine whether the UK should follow the American example of having a national agency that provides free and immediate legal assistance to survivors of disasters, as well as resources for lawyers and information for individuals on the legal implications of such disasters. This topic will be considered in light of the aftermath of the devastating Grenfell Tower fire.
On the 25th of September it will be the 10 year anniversary of the Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor (CLEP 10). This provides a great opportunity for members to spotlight access to justice issues.
CPAG (the Child Poverty Action Group) have launched the 'Early Warning System' project to record the impact of benefit changes since 2013 on individuals and families across England and Wales. You can record your experiences through their system now.
A poster has been made available by the British Institute of Human Rights to help practitioners identify human rights issues in any practice area.
The British Institute for Human Rights has made a workbook available for those with mental health or mental capacity issues and their advocates.
Dr Joe Tomlinson, the UK Administrative Justice Institute and the Public Law Project are hosting a seminar on frontline decision-makers and public law on the 12th of October at King's College London.