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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: September 10, 2018

On 6 September, Xandra Kramer gave a presentation on the ELI/Unidroit Rules of European Civil Procedure at the Annual Conference of the European Law Institute in Riga. She gave an overview of the work and progress of the Structure group that has the task to compile the drafts of the working groups, to ensure coherence and to fill gaps.