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: 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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JusticeWatch: Legal aid is for everyone

Posted by - 10th January 2020
Struggling to cope The quality of the CPS’s handling of disclosure remained ‘unacceptably low’ with prosecutors failing to identify when police had not disclosed all the relevant evidence in more…
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JusticeWatch: Seasons greetings

Posted by - 20th December 2019
A symbol of swashbuckling womanhood Lawyers fell over themselves to pay tribute to the, er, Beyoncé of the legal profession – Lady Brenda Hale retires next month. ‘Clearly, she is a…
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