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Review of arrangements for disagreement resolution (SEND) – Part 2: Impact of compulsory mediation information on appeals to the First-tier Tribunal SEND

In a two-part blog post, Mairi Ann Cullen, Senior Research Fellow, University of Warwick, reports on the Department of Education-funded review of new arrangements for disagreement resolution in special educational needs disputes. Part 1 explored the element of the study that aimed to understand the effect of the recent pilot extending the powers of the … Continue reading

Review of arrangements for disagreement resolution (SEND) – Part 1: Understanding the effect of the ‘Recommendations pilot’

In a two-part blog post, Mairi Ann Cullen, Senior Research Fellow, University of Warwick, reports on the Department of Education-funded review of new arrangements for disagreement resolution in special educational needs disputes. Here, in Part 1, she explores the element of the study that aimed to understand the effect of the recent pilot extending the … Continue reading

Mediating Court of Protection cases – Summary of research

By Charlotte May What is the scope for using mediation in the Court of Protection? Current research[1] has established a starting point for exploring this question and related issues such as when in the process mediation can be most useful, what training and expertise are needed for mediators in these cases, and what issues are … Continue reading

Using UKAJI’s website as a research resource

    ‘What is administrative justice?’ is one of the pages on our website most viewed by visitors. Does this mean it’s an unfamiliar term, or is it simply difficult to define? We’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the answer to the question ‘What is administrative justice?’ and, more importantly, the question of why it … Continue reading

University of Essex Doctoral Scholarships in Law

Have you got three years, a great idea for a piece of research and the passion to gain a PhD? Essex Law School has six University of Essex Doctoral Scholarships available to support talented PhD students starting in 2017-18. As a member of one of the UK’s most diverse academic communities, you’ll join an active … Continue reading