In the last of a four-part series focusing on disability and legal services, Jane Hatton from Evenbreak explains why "reasons" given for not employing disabled people are not really reasons at all!
In this article, Vicky Purtill, Director of Authorisation and Supervision at CILEx Regulation, talks about the new digital logo provided to law firms regulated by CILEx Regulation, which will give consumers additional reassurance that their chosen firm is regulated.
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.