Careers in criminal defence

August 1, 2016

ANTHONY Edwards’ passion for criminal law is evident from the moment one meets him. “I started coming to the office when I was five and never wanted to do anything else. I never have! I can make people agree that it is the best job in the world – because it is.” Anthony’s uncle founded […]

Careers in immigration law

IMMIGRATION solicitors providing access to justice on the front line frequently show “tenacity to fight a system set up against the client”. That’s the perspective of immigration solicitor-advocate Kat Hacker. Immigration cases generally fall into two types. Business immigration involves securing work permits and troubleshooting cases of employees who are migrating for work. Public law […]

Kiarie and out-of-country appeals

July 25, 2016

The Court of Appeal’s recent decision on the cases of Kiarie and Bindloss (see our case note), appears to gloss over the very significant practical difficulties appellants will face when appealing from abroad. In this blog, Jean-Benoit Louveaux, our Head of Administrative Justice, and Laetitia Belsack, a JUSTICE intern, discuss those difficulties. Financial difficulties The […]

Applications open for The Kalisher Trust internship

June 10, 2016

We are pleased to open applications for 2016 for The Kalisher Trust internship at JUSTICE. JUSTICE is an all-party law reform and human rights organisation working to strengthen the justice system – administrative, civil and criminal – in the United Kingdom. Our vision is of fair, accessible and efficient legal processes, in which the individual’s […]

JUSTICE launches “What is a Court?”

May 31, 2016

JUSTICE launched its latest ground-breaking report – “What is a Court?” – on 17 May. It comes as Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) plans to reform and revolutionise the estate of court and tribunals buildings. On 11 February, HMCTS announced the closure of 86 courts, while the Chancellor committed in November 2015 more […]

JUSTICE staff share study tips

April 21, 2016

With exam season imminent across the United Kingdom, we at JUSTICE have put our heads together to share our best exam tips! Andrea Coomber, Director PAY ATTENTION Only one tip: read the question slowly to the very end before picking up your pen. After 19 years of formal education, I still failed to do this […]

Julie Bishop

April 14, 2016

Julie is director of the Law Centres Federation, the representative body for the national network of community based law centres. Prior to this, Julie was director of the National Association of Community Legal Centres in Australia and has worked in the legal aid sector in Australia at community level for almost 20 years.     […]

Kate Beattie

Kate Beattie is a barrister at 1 Crown Office Row. Kate’s expertise spans public and private law with particular expertise in public law, human rights and equality. She regularly acts for claimants in human rights and judicial review challenges, and has a high profile public inquiry and inquest practice. Kate has been appointed to the […]

Baroness Campbell of Surbiton

Baroness Campbell of Surbiton Jane Campbell, Baroness Campbell of Surbiton is a cross-bench peer of the House of Lords. Jane was Commissioner of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) from 2006–2008. She was the former Chair of the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), and Commissioner of the Disability Rights Commission until it was […]