The current landscape of domestic abuse podcast

The current landscape of domestic abuse podcast

The start of lockdown saw a significant spike in domestic abuse across the country. Jenny recently featured in a podcast for the Law Society discussing the landscape of domestic abuse in light of the increase in cases including: the rights of victims legal aid...
Improving access to justice for victims of abuse

Improving access to justice for victims of abuse

We have actively been involved in improving access to justice by widening the gateway criteria for victims of abuse to secure legal aid. We are actively working with government during Covid-19 to better provide for victims of abuse left even more vulnerable during...

Solicitor spends hours on a call for update on abuse injunctions

Solicitor spends hours in call queue for update on abuse injunctions Taken from the Law Society Gazette 22 April 2020 By Monidipa Fouzder A solicitor spent a total of two-and-a-half hours in one day waiting on the phone to the courts to get an update on two emergency...
Better protection for those at most risk

Better protection for those at most risk

The reality is that domestic abuse during lockdown is reaching terrifying proportions. Murders have doubles and calls to helplines are up by over 700%. This will be the tip of the iceberg as the practical problems of lockdown with partners and children at home will...
Extended hours service for those most at risk

Extended hours service for those most at risk

Extended hours service for those most at risk We remain deeply concerned about women who may be trapped at home in light of Covid-19 and may be at risk. We are offering extended hours so that we can provide a service up to 10pm every weekday evening in order to...