Access to Justice and Tech: around the world in pictures and places

This is a guide to developments in the use of technology to increase access to justice told in pictures. The short message is that developments are happening around the world in a piecemeal fashion. Our world tour will be from A to A – Alaska to Auckland. Hold onto your hats: we are taking off. … Continue reading Access to Justice and Tech: around the world in pictures and places

Activists Speaking 6: Alan’s Story – Alan Larkin of Family Law Partners

I am Head of Innovation and Technology at Family Law Partners, a firm of solicitors on the south coast in Brighton. The core team jumped from a large regional firm to open up here in 2011. I have been a family lawyer since I qualified in 1997. My first job was managing the Victims’ Support … Continue reading Activists Speaking 6: Alan’s Story – Alan Larkin of Family Law Partners

Lessons from Shoreditch: LegalGeek, the tin man and access to justice

Over the last couple of days, LegalGeek has held two conferences in London. Both were sell outs – 2000 at the general and 200 at the specialist gatherings. The main one was the third in an annual series with last year’s reported here. The subsidiary day was a new venture – orientated toward design. Both … Continue reading Lessons from Shoreditch: LegalGeek, the tin man and access to justice

Activists Speaking 5: Julie’s Story -Julie Bishop, Law Centres Network

I have been director of the Law Centres Network for over 10 years. I thought I would stay for three; but have never left. Previously, I was director of Australia’s National Association of Community Legal Centres. Oddly enough, I got into that role through IT. I was employed by the association to bring in a … Continue reading Activists Speaking 5: Julie’s Story -Julie Bishop, Law Centres Network

Law, Access to Justice and Technology – Back to Basics

Forgive me, Lord, for I have sinned. I have been seduced by the promise of sophisticated applications, artificial intelligence, guided pathways and other advanced uses of an increasingly interactive internet. And, reviewing progress within a financially hard pressed legal services sector, I have paid insufficient attention to the basics: the installation of productivity tools and … Continue reading Law, Access to Justice and Technology – Back to Basics