Access to Justice : SHEFFIELD UNIVERSITY : 3 NOVEMBER 2014
What: A screening of a short film by the Justice Alliance Group will be followed by a panel discussion about the impact of the cuts in legal aid since the introduction of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO).
When: Monday 3rd November 2014, 6-7.30pm Where: Moot Court, Bartolome House (map)
The panel will be made up of three practitioners who are highly experienced in legal aid work and as such they have direct experience of the impact of the cuts;
- Douglas Johnson from the Equality Rights Project Sheffield Citizens Advice and Law Centre who is this years winner of the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year award.
- Sarah Leach – a highly experienced Family Law solicitor from Howells Solicitors who specialises in all aspects of Child Law.
- Christine Peace – a solicitor from Howells Solicitors who is highly experienced in Criminal law work, specialising in representing young people and vulnerable clients.
When: Tuesday 11 November 2014 6.30-8 pm
Where: Manchester Metropolitan University, New business school, Room G35, All Saints Campus, Oxford Road, M15 6BH (See number 4 on map here.)
Sukhdeep Singh – immigration lawyer, formerly coordinator of the South Manchester Law Centre and now a caseworker at the Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit
Natalie Wilkins – barrister, YLAL committee member
Samantha Regan – solicitor, Manchester CAB, YLAL committee member
I AM FOR JUSTICE: ARE YOU? Screening of Justice Alliance film and discussion on legal aid cuts : 13 NOVEMBER 2014
SOUTHBANK UNIVERSITY, KEYWORTH CENTRE (MAP)
25 November 2014 5.30 refreshments. 6.00 start.
Harriet Wistrich, Birnberg Peirce & Partners
Alice Cullingworth, Young Legal Aid Lawyers
David Enright, Howe & Co solicitors
Fred Grace, film maker
Richard Miller, The Law Society
Jonathan Black, London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association
Ruth Hayes, Islington Law Centre
WHEN: Tuesday 25 November 430 pm
WHAT: Working in legal aid and the campaign against cuts. We will also be screening the Justice Alliance film.
WHERE: LT28 in the Wilberforce Building, Law School, University of Hull, Cottingham Road Hull HU6 7RX
‘Election looming – Fight now for Legal Aid and Advice’
targeted lobbying of election candidates, MPs and councillors, to stop and reverse the cuts
organising campaign actions and publicity
getting more public support
WHY SAVE LEGAL AID?
The Newcastle & North East Junior Lawyers Divisions (in collaboration with Northumbria Law School) is inviting you to a screening of a Justice Alliance video campaigning against legal aid cuts.
Thursday 26th March, 6-7:30 Northumbria University Law School, Lecture Theatre 2, City Campus East, Newcastle upon Tyn, NE1 8STThe event intends to raise awareness of the Legal Aid cuts and is open to all who wish to attend.
The event will include:
A screening of The Justice Alliance video to raise awareness of The Legal Aid
A Q&A session with guest speakers followed by a drink reception
Cris McCurley – Legal aid solicitor at Ben Hoare Bell LLP specialising in domestic violence, forced marriage, honour based violence and child abduction
Jayne Edwards – Director of Newcastle Law Centre
Marian Cleghorn – Barrister at Trinity Chambers specialising in immigration, housing and public law.
Please RSVP attendance to: firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to seeing you there!
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