Other events:

Seminar: Torture Survivors: Justice, Reparation and Accountability 

London, 9 October 2014, 6-8pm



FREE WORKSHOP, Austerity and Legal Aid: Impact on the Vulnerable

10 October 2014, 9.30am - 4.30pm

Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG

REDRESS is convening this workshop to discuss upcoming changes to legal service provision, the impact of changes to welfare and support services that are already in place, the current state of the law on issues that vulnerable individuals often face, and the ways that relevant groups can work better together. 

9.30am – 10am:


10am – 10.30am:

Legal Aid: what’s in and out of scope (civil/immigration legal aid)?

Frances Trevena (Barrister, Rights of Women)

10.30am – 11.15am:

Accessing Welfare

Gerry Hickey (Specialist Legal Advisor)

11.30am – 12.15pm:

Accessing Housing

Indira Kartallozi (Chrysalis Family Futures)

12.15pm – 1pm:

Collective Data Collection: Creating Possibilities for Challenging Measures

Hannah Chambers (Solicitor, Islington Law Centre)

2pm – 2.30 pm:

Challenging Detention of Vulnerable Individuals

Fred Piggott (Wilson LLP)

2.30pm – 3pm:

Forced Return

Nigel Leskin (Birnberg Peirce and Partners)

3pm – 3.15pm: Tea break

3.30pm  4pm:

Access to Healthcare for Vulnerable Individuals

Louise Whitfield (Partner, Deighton Pierce Glynn Solicitors)

4pm – 4.30pm: Review Action Points and Close

Colleagues and friends are welcome subject to space. Please RSVP in advance. If you have any special requirements, please advise on booking. No charge.



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