News from the Access to Justice Foundation

Manchester Legal Walk 11 October 2018

The Manchester Legal Walk is a 10 km sponsored walk around Edinburgh to raise money for local advice services. The need for free legal advice centres has grown in the past few years. The recession has increased poverty and reduced support services, while funding for the advice centres themselves has reduced. Our fundraising target is…

New grants awarded

The Access to Justice Foundation, as part of the Litigant in Person Support Strategy, has recently awarded grants to Citizens Advice Shepway, North East Law Centre, Suffolk Law Centre and Citizens Advice North East Lincolnshire to help support their invaluable work with litigants in person. Look out for future grant rounds here!

Introducing our new Pro Bono Costs Order Champion

A big thanks to Adam Kramer who secured £2,000 via a pro bono costs order by resisting a summary dismissal application and obtaining specific disclosure for  an elderly Afghani lady, on her claim for around £70,000 said to have been fraudulently obtained from her. Meet our other Pro Bono Costs Order Champions here and find…

London Legal Walk May 21st 2018

This year’s walk takes place on Monday May 21st and is organised by our friends at the London Legal Support Trust. You can find out more, including how to enter, here. For information about other local legal walks, find the Legal Support Trust in your area