News from the Access to Justice Foundation

The Access to Justice Foundation awards Lasa Charity UK funding

The Access to Justice Foundation is pleased to announce that a grant of £15,000 has been awarded to Lasa charity UK to continue its important role in supporting the legal advice sector through the delivery of online content designed to help address the problems experienced by vulnerable people across the UK in dealing with problems…

BLOG: Why we need to Go the Extra Mile for Justice

Every year The Access to Justice Foundation organises a series of Legal Walks with The Legal Support Trusts in various regions around the country (apart from the walks in London and the South East which are looked after by our good friends at the London Legal Support Trust). From Cornwall to Glasgow, these walks are…

BLOG: 21 ways you can Go the Extra Mile for Justice!

By Laura Cassidy, Development and Fundraising Manager We’re so excited to have launched our new virtual fundraising challenge Go the Extra Mile for Justice to help us raise £200,000 for free legal advice centres across the UK by the end of 2020. This is designed to be a fun challenge that you can do on…

Legal Support for Litigants in Person (LSLIP) Grant

  About LIPSS The Litigant in Person Support Strategy (LIPSS) is a national partnership of organisations working together to improve the experience of people facing the legal process alone. There are six Partners: Access to Justice Foundation, Advocate, Law for Life, LawWorks, RCJ Advice, and Support Through Court (formerly PSU). Through varied expertise and delivery…

The Access to Justice Foundation appoints new Chair of Trustees

The Access to Justice Foundation has announced the appointment of Laurence Harris as Chairman of its Board of Trustees. He will take over from out-going Chair, Lord Goldsmith QC, who will step down at the end of 2020 after 12 years. Laurence Harris is currently a partner at international law firm Cooley LLP and is…

Emergency Advice Appeal hits fundraising target

The Emergency Advice Appeal, a joint initiative by the Access to Justice Foundation and the London Legal Support Trust, to help the legal advice sector during the COVID-19 pandemic has now raised over £442,665, hitting its fundraising target of £400,000. The funds raised via the Emergency Advice Appeal, launched on 7th April 2020, will make…