Jon Robins

Jon is a journalist and has written about the law and justice for the national papers and specialist press for more than 15 years. Jon is a visiting journalism lecturer at Winchester University, a visiting senior fellow in access to justice at the University of Lincoln and patron of Hackney Community Law Centre. He has won the Bar Council’s legal reporter of the year award twice (2015 and 2005). Jon is editor and co-founder of LegalVoice


JusticeWatch: Getting away with it

Posted by - 15th September 2017
‘Clinical and legalistic’ Sir Martin Moore-Bick’s opening statement in the Grenfell Inquiry and ‘its predominantly legalistic tone‘ failed to reassure survivors, reported Owen Bowcott in the Guardian. Apparently, his 45-minute speech…
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JusticeWatch: Need legal aid? Google it

Posted by - 8th September 2017
Need legal aid? Google it The answer of Secretary of State for Justice, @DLidington, for those being denied access to justice through legal aid cuts? “Google it!” — Laura…
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Landscape colour photo of a pair of red and white striped deckchairs on a stoney beach

JusticeWatch: LV over the summer

Posted by - 10th August 2017
Holiday claims ‘False tummy bug and whiplash claims’ were a direct result of legal aid cuts back in the 1990s, according to Sally Hughes, a correspondent in the Guardian’s letter…
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