Conference on Access to Justice and Legal Services – 19th and 20th June 2014.
The Centre for Empirical Legal Studies, in conjunction with the Centre for Ethics and Law and Centre for Access to Justice, hosted the first UCL International Conference on Access to Justice and Legal Services on the 19th and 20th June 2014 in the UCL Faculty of Laws.
The global financial crisis, technological advancement, processes of democratisation and market transformation are fuelling rapid change in the funding, availability and delivery of public legal services across the world. In England and Wales, legal services and legal aid are in the midst of a period of unprecedented change, following the Legal Services Act 2007 and Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012.
The UCL International Conference on Access to Justice and Legal Services provided a UK centred focus on these changes, and brought together researchers, policy makers and legal services professionals from 6 continents to share new findings, ideas and innovations in the access to justice sphere.
The conference programme can be viewed here.
The conference papers can be downloaded here.
The second UCL International Conference on Access to Justice and Legal Services will be held in 2016. Details of the venue and the dates will be posted here nearer the time.