Supporting Exonerees: ensuring accessible, continuing and consistent support

April 17, 2018

In April 2018, JUSTICE launched its report Supporting Exonerees: Ensuring Accessible, Consistent and Continuing Support at White & Case LLP in London. The report highlights the inadequacy of the compensation regime. The compensation award is capped and the application process is burdensome and complex. Furthermore, changes to legislation have created a higher threshold test and […]

JUSTICE is recruiting two Lawyers

March 21, 2018

JUSTICE is on the hunt for two new lawyers to join our team. This provides an exciting opportunity for practising lawyers with a strong research background or academic lawyers keen to engage in high-level policy and law reform work.  We are looking for lawyers interested in administrative and civil justice, as well as in cross-cutting […]

We have space to rent

February 28, 2018

JUSTICE has space to rent in our building at 59 Carter Lane situated in the centre of London, right next to St Paul’s Cathedral. For detailed rental information read here. Contact Gryphon Properties or Samantha Burridge if you are interested or have any queries, they are happy to discuss this further with you.

The ‘neither confirm nor deny’ (NCND) response

February 22, 2018

In March 2017, JUSTICE hosted a roundtable at University College London with practitioners, experts and academics on the ‘neither confirm nor deny’ (NCND) response. The NCND response is most often used by public authorities in the national security and law enforcement contexts to avoid revealing sensitive information. It may, for example, be used in response […]

Innovations in personally-delivered advice: surveying the landscape

February 21, 2018

JUSTICE has written a new report entitled Innovations in personally-delivered advice: surveying the landscape (January 2018).  The report is available here.  In summary, the report briefly surveys the landscape post-LASPO – looking at innovative projects and practices in personally-delivered civil legal advice. We assess whether these are effective, efficient and ethical. The three sections of the report are: prioritising user convenience; […]

JUSTICE Student Conference: Book your tickets now

December 14, 2017

We are now taking bookings for the 2018 JUSTICE Student Conference. Under the title, ‘Transforming Justice – Court Modernisation and Digital Exclusion,’ this year’s conference is hosted by the International Dispute Resolution Centre in London on Saturday 3 February 2018. Sir Robin Knowles, Judge of the High Court of England and Wales and Alexandra Marks […]

Lord Dyson and Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd join JUSTICE Council

October 25, 2017

JUSTICE  elected new representatives to its Council and Board at its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 24 October 2017. The new JUSTICE Council members are: Zahra Al-Rikabi is a barrister at Brick Court Chambers with a broad practice encompassing commercial, public and European law. Lord Dyson was Master of the Rolls for four years until […]

‘We as a nation must not be terrified’ – Max Hill QC gives 2017 Tom Sargant lecture

October 24, 2017

Max Hill QC, Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, delivered the Tom Sargant Memorial Lecture to a busy room on Tuesday 24 October. The lecture, titled ‘Rights vs Security: the challenge engaged’, discussed the tension between rights on the one hand and security on the other and the potential for terrorism legislation, in the interests of […]

The rights implications of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill: Joint briefing

JUSTICE has joined with Liberty, Amnesty International UK and the Public Law Project to produce a briefing urging MPs to support a few amendments to prevent any rollback of rights in the EU (Withdrawal Bill). These amendments are already tabled and have cross-party support. Leaving the EU need not – and should not – in ordinary people […]