Access To Justice

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Chief Justice Frank Clarke has announced a two-day online conference to help guide a working group on improving access to justice in Ireland. The conference, which will take place on 1-2 October 2021, is being hosted by the Chief Justice's working group, which was established in January and includes

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More than 5,000 local law firms and up to half of law centres in England and Wales could go bust as a result of the COVID-19 crisis if the UK government does not step in, MPs have warned. In a new report, Westminster's justice select committee has urged the Ministry of Justice to consider further gr

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The justice sector has received a €24 million funding boost as part of the government's July stimulus package, which will support modernisation efforts and improvements to access to justice in Ireland. Announcing the funding last night, Justice Minister Helen McEntee said it would provide for i

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The new government's programme "falls short" on access to justice in a number of key areas, legal rights group FLAC has said. In its new 17-page response to the Programme for Government, FLAC has repeated its call for a "root-and-branch" review of the civil legal aid system.

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