Nigel J. Balmer

University College London

Reader in Law and Social Statistics

Bidborough House

Gower Street

London, WC1E 6BT

United Kingdom

University College London - Faculty of Laws

Gower St

London WC1E OEG, WC1E 6BT

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

What Really Drives Advice Seeking Behaviour? Looking Beyond the Subject of Legal Disputes

Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Vol. 1, No. 6, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Oct 2011
Pascoe Pleasence, Nigel J. Balmer and Stian Reimers
University College London, University College London and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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lawyers, lawyer use, legality, legal characterisation, advice seeking

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Looking Through the Glass Ceiling: Projecting Women’s Future Participation in the Solicitor’s Profession in England and Wales

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Jul 2009
Pascoe Pleasence and Nigel J. Balmer
University College London and University College London
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Legal Profession, Gender

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The Ethical Capacities of New Advocates

Number of pages: 102 Posted: 10 Oct 2016
Centre for Ethics and Law, Faculty of Laws, UCL London, University College London, Independent and University College London
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Professional Ethics, Lawyers, Advocates

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A Time of Change: Solicitors’ Firms in England and Wales

Number of pages: 105 Posted: 25 Feb 2014
Pascoe Pleasence, Nigel J. Balmer and Richard Moorhead
University College London, University College London and Centre for Ethics and Law, Faculty of Laws, UCL London
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Lawyers, Legal Services, Solicitors

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Navigating the Legal Advice Maze – Knowledge, Expectations and the Reality of Advice Seeking

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2017
Pascoe Pleasence, Nigel J. Balmer and Catrina Denvir
University College London, University College London and The University of Sydney Law School
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Empirical Legal Studies, Advice Seeking, Legal Services, Justiciable Problems, Access to Justice

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Causes of Action: First Findings of the Lsrc Periodic Survey

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 30, pp. 11-30, 2003
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Jun 2003
University College London, University College London - Faculty of Laws, University College London, Legal Services Research Centre (LSRC) and Legal Services Research Centre (LSRC)
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The Experience of Relationship Breakdown and Civil Law Problems by People in Different Forms of Relationship

Child and Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 47-64, 2009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Oct 2011
Joanna Miles, Pascoe Pleasence and Nigel J. Balmer
University of Cambridge, University College London and University College London
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civil law, relationship breakdown, marriage, cohabitation, children, stability

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When Exceptional is the Rule: Mental Health, Family Problems and the Reform of Legal Aid in England and Wales

Child and Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 320-332, 2012
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Apr 2013
Joanna Miles, Nigel J. Balmer and Marisol Smith
University of Cambridge, University College London and Government of the United Kingdom - Legal Services Research Centre (LSRC)
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Mental health, Family Law, Legal Aid, Access to justice

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Apples and Oranges: An International Comparison of the Public's Experience of Justiciable Problems and the Methodological Issues Affecting Comparative Study

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 13, Issue 1, pp. 50-93, 2016
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Feb 2016
Pascoe Pleasence, Nigel J. Balmer and Rebecca L. Sandefur
University College London, University College London and American Bar Foundation
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Wrong About Rights: Public Knowledge of Key Areas of Consumer, Housing and Employment Law in England and Wales

The Modern Law Review, Vol. 80, Issue 5, pp. 836-859, 2017
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Sep 2017
Pascoe Pleasence, Nigel J. Balmer and Catrina Denvir
University College London, University College London and University College London
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legal rights, access to justice, public legal education, justiciable problems, civil justice

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Informed Citizens? Knowledge of Rights and the Resolution of Civil Justice Problems

Posted: 23 Jun 2015
Catrina Denvir, Nigel J. Balmer and Alexy Buck
University College London, University College London and Legal Services Research Centre (LSRC)

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Just a Phone Call Away: Is Telephone Advice Enough?

Posted: 23 Jun 2015
Nigel J. Balmer, Marisol Smith, Catrina Denvir and Ash Patel
University College London, Government of the United Kingdom - Legal Services Research Centre (LSRC), University College London and Government of the United Kingdom - Legal Services Research Centre (LSRC)

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Legal, telephone advice, rural, legal services

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Portal or Pot Hole? Exploring How Older People Use the ‘Information Superhighway’ for Advice Relating to Problems with a Legal Dimension

Posted: 23 Jun 2015
Catrina Denvir, Nigel J. Balmer and Pascoe Pleasence
University College London, University College London and University College London

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internet; advice; information; legal problems; civil justice; older people

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Surfing the Web – Recreation or Resource? Exploring How Young People in the UK Use the Internet as an Advice Portal for Problems with a Legal Dimension

Posted: 23 Jun 2015
Catrina Denvir, Nigel J. Balmer and Pascoe Pleasence
University College London, University College London and University College London

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Internet, Advice, Information, Legal problems, Legal services, Young people

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When Legal Rights Are Not a Reality: Do Individuals Know Their Rights and How Can We Tell?

Posted: 23 Jun 2015
Catrina Denvir, Nigel J. Balmer and Pascoe Pleasence
University College London, University College London and University College London

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legal aid, LASPO; self-help; self-representation; methodology

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On the Rocks: Recession-Related Life Problems and Relationship Stability

Child and Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 39-59, 2012
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Apr 2013
Pascoe Pleasence and Nigel J. Balmer
University College London and University College London
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child law, family law, recession, relationship breakdown, legal aid, justice