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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 5, 2018

On 5 November 2018, Xandra Kramer gave a presentation in Bergen on globalizing business litigation. She discussed the role of arbitration and court litigation and business needs, developments at the Hague Conference on Private International Law and in particular the promising Hague Judgments Project, developments in Europe and the establishment of international business courts at the national level as well as the interaction between global, European and national regulation.