International Conference on Access to Justice and Legal Services
Thursday, 19 June 2014 at 09:30 (BST)
London, United Kingdom
UCL Centre for Empirical Legal Studies, in conjunction with the UCL Centre for Ethics and Law, and the UCL Centre for Access to Justice is hosting the first biennial
International Conference on
Access to Justice and Legal Services
Thursday 19 June & Friday 20 June 2014
at the UCL Central Campus in London
The conference will provide a UK centred focus on the rapidly changing legal aid and public facing (principally social welfare) legal services market, to allow for knowledge exchange between stakeholders in the funding, availability and delivery of public legal services. 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 conference will bring together researchers, policy makers and legal services professionals from across the world to share new findings, ideas and innovations in the access to justice sphere.
To facilitate and encourage open discussion numbers at this event numbers will be limited to 120 delegates.
The conference will open each day with registration from 9am with the first session beginning at 9.30am. The final session of the day will end at 17:30.
The conference fee includes attendance at the conference, as well as full refreshments including lunch, and any conference materials. There is an optional conference dinner held on the 19 June 2014.
The call for papers is now open
Paper proposals should be submitted using the conference paper proposal form, which includes details of the call and can be downloaded from:
Proposals for papers must be submitted by 31st January 2014.
For almost 200 years, UCL Laws has been one of the leading centres of legal education in the world. Its established reputation for cutting-edge legal research places it at the heart of policy, practice and impact.
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The Faculty boasts 63 leading academics engaged in teaching and research at the very highest level - actively contributing to law-making, jurisprudence and legal policy on an international scale.
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