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Team NLS Walk For Justice 2018

Written by Rosita Mendonca

Over 13,000 legal professionals, colleagues, clients and friends took part in the London Legal Walk on 21st May 2018. So far, the walk has raised £580,000. That is ahead of the target reached this time last year and so we can hope to beat last year’s amount of £810,000.   Thirty-three individuals took part on behalf of the National Legal Service… [...]


14th to 20th May Is Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

Written by Rosita Mendonca

This year the focus for Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May) is stress. Research has shown that two thirds of us experience a mental health problem in our lifetimes, and stress is a key factor in this. By tackling stress, we can go a long way to tackle mental health problems such as anxiety and depression, and, in some instances,… [...]


Perpetrators of domestic abuse could be electronically tagged under new proposals of a draft bill

Written by Rosita Mendonca

It is appalling that in 21st-Century Britain, nearly two million people every year - the majority of them women - suffer abuse at the hands of those closest to them. The government has set out new proposals to tackle the way that perpetrators of domestic abuse are dealt with in the UK. Perpetrators could be electronically tagged under government proposals… [...]


The London Legal Walk 2018

Written by Rosita Mendonca

#WhyWeWalk At the National Legal Service we believe in access to justice, therefore what a better way to support over 100 organisations in London and the South East than to take part in the London legal walk. We walk so that we can help these organisations provide more free and pro-bono legal advice. Last year 12,000 people took on 10km… [...]