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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: November 6, 2018

Emma van Gelder was invited to talk about her research and its importance in ‘PhD in the Spotlight' by the Erasmus School of Law (ESL). With the ‘PhD in the Spotlight’ videos, the ESL offers their viewers the chance to gain more insight into their PhD research projects, and to get to know tomorrow’s academic talent.