International Lessons on Health Justice Partnerships: Their Applicability for Pro Bono Partners and Managers (Presentation Slides)

Panel for Ukademy (for Law Firm Pro Bono Programmes). Wednesday 14, September, at Shearman and Sterling, 9 Appold Street, London Ec2a 2ap.

28 Pages Posted: 14 Nov 2016

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Liz Curran

Nottingham Trent University; ANU College of Law

Date Written: September 14, 2016

Abstract

This Panel/Workshop focuses on International Lessons on Health Justice Partnerships. Speakers including Dr Curran were asked to respond in an interactive session to the following headings:

i. Development of HJPs in Australia/USA

ii. Benefits of the model

iii. Evaluation of HJPs funded in Victoria

iv. Commonalities across projects

v. Key messages and lessons from evaluation

The session was held for UKAcademy which has been developed by the UK Collaborative Plan for Pro Bono, with planning support from the Association of Pro Bono Counsel. UKAcademy now comprises ten sessions focused on practical topics of relevance to those managing or developing pro bono in a law firm setting. Information-sharing is a cornerstone of the UK Collaborative Plan for Pro Bono. Members of the Plan have agreed to share data on pro bono activities, they share information on new pro bono opportunities, and they share practical knowledge to help expand their respective pro bono practices. The audience for this event was lawyers and managers employed by law firms who coordinate law firm pro bono programmes. The majority of audience members have a UK base, although joined by some colleagues from the USA.

The event was coordinated by Allen Overy's Pro Bono Manager Hayley Jones.

Keywords: health justice partnerships, access to justice, pro bono legal services, innovations in legal service delivery, medical legal partnerships

JEL Classification: K19, I32, I38

Suggested Citation

Curran, Elizabeth, International Lessons on Health Justice Partnerships: Their Applicability for Pro Bono Partners and Managers (Presentation Slides) (September 14, 2016). Panel for Ukademy (for Law Firm Pro Bono Programmes). Wednesday 14, September, at Shearman and Sterling, 9 Appold Street, London Ec2a 2ap., Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2853872

Elizabeth Curran (Contact Author)

Nottingham Trent University ( email )

Belgrave Centre
Chaucer Street
Nottingham, NG1 5LP
United Kingdom

ANU College of Law ( email )

Melbourne based
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200
Australia

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