Why are disabled people seemingly unexpected in the legal profession and what can we do to create a culture of inclusion and access? These are the questions that the Cardiff University based “Legally Disabled?” research team are setting out to answer.
Dean Anthony Da Conceicao, Helpline Operations Manager at the National Autistic Society, hears daily how autistic people can be overlooked by legal services. He offers some top tips to ensure that consumers with autism get the support they need and deserve.
CILEx Regulation was delighted to receive news in July that the Lord Chancellor had approved its application on behalf of CILEx to license Alternative Business Structures (ABS). Whilst there are still some parliamentary requirements to be put in place, CILEx Regulation is hopeful it will be able to commence licensing in 2019/20.
In the third of a four-part series focusing on disability and legal services, Jane Hatton from Evenbreak explains why everyone can benefit from an inclusive and accessible recruitment process.
The Disability Law Service provides invaluable help and advice to disabled consumers and their carers who otherwise would struggle to access the law. Director Eric Appleby explains how the charity secures those people with equal access to justice.