Tag Archives: Legal services

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

Legal Choices and Future Options

Legal Choices: ‘Putting you in the driving seat with your lawyer’ Legal Choices is a website jointly run by the statutory regulators of legal services in England and Wales. There are currently no fewer than eight of these, ranging from the more traditional – the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Standards Board – to the … Continue reading Legal Choices and Future Options

How Technology Can Help Legal Aid Services Run More Efficiently: a technologist’s view

Tony Joseph volunteers some general thoughts on how technology might improve legal services for people on low incomes – some of which are at odds with those expressed elsewhere in this blog but all of which give an interesting insight from someone outside of legal services. Using technology to serve legal aid is nothing new. A … Continue reading How Technology Can Help Legal Aid Services Run More Efficiently: a technologist’s view

Access to justice and interactive digital provision

One of the most promising developments in online advice provision is the gradual exploration of the interactive possibilities of the internet. A number of advice websites – such as Victoria Legal Aid’s Legal Checker– now incorporate elements of Q and As to narrow down relevant areas of information which are then given in familiar linear … Continue reading Access to justice and interactive digital provision