The first cohort of Justice First Fellows and representatives from their host organisations attended a conference yesterday organised by The Legal Education Foundation. It was an opportunity for the Fellows and Hosts to meet and discuss the aims of the Fellowship Scheme. Subjects covered were:
Understanding the attributes of leaders in the Social Welfare Law Sector.
Capturing the impact of the work done by Fellows and Hosts as part of the Fellowship Scheme.
Measuring outcomes – working together to evidence the impact of Fellow led projects.
The nine fellows each gave short presentations on their background and proposed project which they will carry out over the next two years as part of their Fellowship Programme.
The initial Fellows are:
Melissa Darnbrough – Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit
Deirdre Flanigan – Govan Law Centre
Maryam Hussain – Deighton Pierce Glynn
Nadia Hussain – Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit
Fanny Lise Forest – Coventry Law Centre
Helen Roberts – Speakeasy Advice Centre
Debra Robinson – Staffordshire North & Stoke-on-Trent Citizens Advice Bureaux
Amber Rowsell – Coram Children’s Legal Centre
Katy Watts – The Public Law Project
The legal press was in attendance, click here for the resulting Lawyer2be article.