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Legal Needs and Legal Capability: Lessons for Legal Services from the Civil and Social Justice Panel Surveys

Event Details

Time: 17:00-18:30

Venue: Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP

New research analysing the findings of the 2010 and 2012 UK Civil and Social Justice Panel Survey reveals on-going significant gaps in legal knowledge and capability among the UK population, creating substantial barriers to access to justice and undermining the rule of law.

This event brings together discussants from the legal profession, civil society and academia to consider the findings and the implications for future legal services policy.

Refreshments provided.



  • Professor Pascoe Pleasence (UCL Faculty of Laws)
  • Amanda Finlay CBE (Low Commission)
  • Lisa Wintersteiger (Chief Executive, Law for Life)
  • Elisabeth Davies (Chair, Legal Services Consumer Panel)


  • Sir Henry Brooke


This event is by invitation only.

The event is free of charge. However, places are limited and they will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Please RSVP by Friday 19 February 2016 to Mihaela Rosca (Law for Life)


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