Singapore has issued a call for leadership in its legal technology sector in a Legal Technology Vision. This was published by the Singapore Academy of Law (an overall body for those in the legal professions and judiciary) and launched by Chief Justice Menon at the opening of the new legal year in terns that would … Continue reading Strategic leadership in Legal Tech: Singapore throws down the Gauntlet
1 September Scottish government announces funds for technology in the service of debt advice: ‘More than £2.4 million will be distributed among a number of advice organisations to expand their services and invest in more effective methods to help individuals with problem debt. The investment will assist projects offering face to face advice using video … Continue reading September 2020: what happened in technology and access to justice?
1 May: Law Society Gazette reports the Ministry of Justice is installing new video equipment in 60 Magistrates Courts and 48 Crown Courts from specialist supplier Kinly. 1 May: Civil Justice Council announces ‘rapid consultation on the impact of Covid-19 measures on civil justice system’ with a publication date now of 5 June. 1 May: … Continue reading That was the Month that Was: May 2020
March 2020 is the month that we will all remember for Covid 19. It is sobering to recall that, like the First World War, the fatal time appeared to start so relatively uneventfully. Here are a personal selection of the events of the month that are relevant to those involved in access to justice. 2 … Continue reading What a Month that Was: March 2020
What you need to read, know about or follow up in the world of access to justice and technology. 1 January: Veteran US commentator Bob Ambrogi launches the new year by identifying the top ten most significant legal tech developments of the last decade. He begins with ‘The Surge of the Startup” and ends with … Continue reading January 2020: That was the Month that Was