Magistrates Training – Access to Justice

As part of our ‘Access to Justice’ programme we recognised that there was a clear need to engage with Magistrates.  Magistrates are regarded as the primary gatekeepers of justice with their courts alone presiding over 90% of formal criminal cases in Malawi.  While Magistrates’ Courts can often dispose of cases expeditiously, the ability of such […]

Professional Practice Course, Kosovo 2011

My familiarity with Kosovo over the years has mainly been confined to history books, legal texts and newspapers.  As most would agree, ‘conflict’ and ‘struggle’ are words that spring to mind.  More recently the number of Irish lawyers working throughout Kosovo, and of course our own volunteers, speak of a country finding its feet. This […]