Ministers must consider the cost of defending poor decisions through the courts, says Justice First Fellow and Public Law Project solicitor Katy Watts, in an interview with Matthew Rogers for Solicitors Journal. Katy also talks about her JFF project and why she is campaigning to reform the legislation known as ‘Alan Turing’s Law’.
The article, which can be seen below, was first published in Solicitors Journal on 24th July 2017 and is reproduced by kind permission.
“Volunteering at a law centre really opened my eyes – I knew this was the area for me”
July 27, 2017
In a column for Legal Voice, Irzum Mahmood, a Justice First Fellow and trainee at Govan Law Centre explains why she chose social welfare law, and how she hopes her fellowship project will break down language and other barriers that traditionally have stopped people from black and ethnic minority communities obtaining legal advice.