The National Forum is a unique opportunity to come together as a sector for discussion, challenge and knowledge sharing, combining the expertise and experience of the voluntary agencies, the pro bono agencies, court users, the judiciary, business, the Government, the professions, court staff and HMCTS, the funding community, academic institutions, other charities, and more. The perspectives and experience will include local, regional, national and international contributions. The Forum will focus on achieving successful outcomes, sustainability, and civil justice in its wider societal context. Sessions will cover accessibility, advice, debt, health, funding and legal aid, litigation, mediation, pre-action, technology, vulnerability and more. The aims of the Forum are:
to look forward, collectively, critically, and purposefully, to identify access to justice needs, opportunities and solutions for the next decade for those without means
to build links between delegates and across the sector, engaging individuals by facilitating collaboration, discussion, and challenge, updating each other on new learning and ideas
to inform delegates of the work of the CJC over the last year and embed recommendations
to reflect on the last decade including ten years of the CJC National Forum.