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: Worse than LASPO?

Posted by - 13th March 2020
Business as usual ‘People should come to court as usual unless they or a member of their party has or potentially has the coronavirus,’ HM Courts & Tribunals said today…
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JusticeWatch: Keep calm

Posted by - 6th March 2020
Keep calm Crown courts should sit more often to deal with a backlog in cases, the head of the judiciary in England and Wales has urged –  as reported Owen…
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JusticeWatch: Crumbs from the table

Posted by - 28th February 2020
Crumbs from the table The government reckons £50m could be on offer for criminal legal aid lawyers after unveiling the first tranche of proposals since commencing a review of fee schemes over…
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JusticeWatch: The Brenda agenda

Posted by - 7th February 2020
The Brenda agenda ’What stopped Lady Hale becoming president of the UK Supreme Court in 2012?’ asked Joshua Rozenberg in the Law Society’s Gazette. ‘If she had succeeded Lord Phillips…
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