Jon Robins

Jon is a journalist and has written about the law and justice for the national papers and specialist press for more than 15 years. Jon is a visiting journalism lecturer at Winchester University, a visiting senior fellow in access to justice at the University of Lincoln and patron of Hackney Community Law Centre. He has won the Bar Council’s legal reporter of the year award twice (2015 and 2005). Jon is editor and co-founder of LegalVoice

JusticeWatch: Droughts and deserts

Posted by - 14th June 2019
Droughts and deserts Barrister Jo Wilding published new research on the supply side of the market for immigration and asylum legal aid services. The map above shows large areas (in grey)…
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JusticeWatch: #TakeYourMPtoWork

Posted by - 7th June 2019
#TakeYourMPtoWork The Young Legal Aid Lawyers and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Legal Aid are running a joint campaign: #TakeYourMPtoWork. They say: ‘We’re organising MPs to visit law centres and legal advice clinics…
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JusticeWatch: Selling off the family silver

Posted by - 17th May 2019
Selling off the family silver The Justice Alliance last night called for a moratorium on court closures. Writing for the Law Society’s Gazette, Monidipa Fouzder reported that campaigners ‘congregated opposite the…
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JusticeWatch: Sharing Solutions

Posted by - 26th April 2019
Sharing Solutions Conference Sign up for a conference aimed at people working in the access to justice sector. It takes place on Tuesday May 21, 2019 at Allen & Overy’s London…
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JusticeWatch: Toppling the fourth pillar

Posted by - 12th April 2019
No level playing field Scotland Yard and other state bodies spent ‘almost half a million pounds in public money’ on lawyers at the Westminster terrorist attack inquest while victims’ families were denied legal aid, reported The…
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