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7th annual Civil Justice Council National Forum on access to justice for those without means

On invitation Jos Hoevenaars attended the 7th annual Civil Justice Council National Forum on access to justice for those without means taking place in London on 7 December 2018. The full day forum brought together members from across the British advice and pro bono sector, courts and tribunals, government, the legal profession, universities (UK and abroad), charities, foundations and institutions to discuss the current state of the legal aid sector in the jurisdictions of the United Kingdom. The day saw some 20 different speakers as well as several in-depth breakout session in which divergent subjects such as funding, technology, the need for data collection and analysis, and the intersection between legal needs and mental health were discussed among the over 200 participants in more detail.

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Published: June 1, 2018

On 31 May, Georgia Antonopoulou and Emma van Gelder participated in the annual Review day, organized by the Erasmus Graduate School of Law. During this event all first year PhD researchers had the opportunity to present their research to the academic staff. Georgia and Emma gave a pitch on their PhD research on international commercial courts and ODR, followed by a discussion. All in all, it was an inspiring review day! The formal evaluation of the first year accomplishments will follow in the next months.