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ESRC project grant: Research into access to justice for vulnerable and energy-poor consumers in the European energy market

                    By Chris Gill and Naomi Creutzfeldt The authors have secured funding from the ESRC to spend three years investigating access to justice for vulnerable and energy-poor consumers in the European energy market.  In this blog, they explain what the project is about and why it … Continue reading

Book Review: The new regulatory framework for consumer dispute resolution

By Richard Thomas This is an ambitious book, funded by the Nuffield Foundation, which followed an ambitious conference held at Leicester University in 2015 which reviewed the substance and impact of ambitious EU legislation adopted in 2013. In short, Professor Pablo Cortes and more than 20 contributors examine the content and background to the new … Continue reading

Conference: Comparative public law in Europe – Opportunities and Challenges

You are warmly invited to the conference “Comparative public law in Europe – Opportunities and Challenges”, organised at the British Academy (10-11 Carlton House Terrace, St. James’s, London SW1Y 5AH) on 24th March 2017 (from 8:45am to 17:30pm). The conference is organised by the Essex School of Law and financially supported by a British Academy … Continue reading

International workshop on measuring effective access to justice – an overview

  The following overview sets out a summary of a recent workshop on access to justice hosted by the Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI) and Organisation of Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD). It was held in Paris, at the OECD Conference Centre, on 3-4 November 2016. By Cris Coxon About the workshop The Open Society … Continue reading

Call for papers: Law, Society and Administration in a Changing World, W.G. Hart Legal Workshop 2017

Researchers are invited to participate in the 2017 W.G. Hart Legal Workshop at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London, on 10-11 July, 2017. The deadline for submissions of abstracts is 31 December 2016. The main aim of the workshop is to explore political, institutional, economic and cultural factors that influence (or have in the past … Continue reading