21 02, 2024

LAPG submits its response to the MOJ RoCLA Call for Evidence

2024-02-26T11:54:42+00:00February 21st, 2024|

On 21 February 2024 we submitted our response to the Ministry of Justice's Review of Civil Legal Aid Call for Evidence. Our response provides a detailed explanation of the myriad issues undermining the ability of legal aid practitioners to meet the needs of clients. In particular, we focused on the following key, overarching issues: [...]

30 11, 2017

Research casts doubt on efficacy of telephone advice for social welfare law clients

2017-11-30T15:34:01+00:00November 30th, 2017|

Dr Marie Burton, within her PhD thesis: Calling for Justice: Comparing telephone and face-to-face advice in social welfare Law (LSE, 2016), has found that: There are significant consequences of replacing face-to-face advice with telephone advice in social welfare law. These consequences can seriously disadvantage many social welfare clients, particularly those who are more vulnerable and [...]