National Pro Bono Week, 22 – 26 October 2018
5th October 2018
The Jeanie Project is busy planning for this years National Pro Bono Week, taking place across the country from 22 – 26 October 2018. More information to come!
New Project Officer recruited
3rd September 2018
We’re delighted to welcome Judith Houston to The Jeanie Project team. Judith, an LPC student and future trainee with Mills & Reeve, will be taking up the role of Project Officer part time and play a key role in on boarding community groups.
8th August 2018
Thank you to everyone who donated, supported and promoted our crowdfunding campaign in which we raised £9,675. These funds will enable us to work with community groups over the coming months to put everything through its paces, ready for our launch early in 2019.
Sadiq Khan backs crowdfunding campaign, The Times
3rd August 2018
The mayor of London and former Law Society President, Sadiq Khan, has backed a campaign to raise money required for pilot aiming to boost free legal services to disadvantaged people.
Ex-Society president spearheads scheme to provide ‘virtual’ help to vulnerable, The Law Society Gazette
13th July 2018
Virtual assistants could help food banks and community groups ensure poor and vulnerable people can access the law as part of a new project spearheaded by senior figures in the legal profession.
Riverview gifts its AI to charity to help City lawyers do more pro bono, The Lawyer
13th July 2018
KIM technology will speed up triage and referral to pro bono lawyers by enabling efficient collection of client information
AI platform to help food banks and MPs refer legal problems to lawyers, Legal Futures
12th July 2018
An artificial intelligence (AI) platform designed for businesses is to help staff at food banks and MPs’ surgeries refer legal enquiries from members of the public to lawyers.
Jeanie – out of the Bottle, Law, Technology & Access to Justice
11th July 2018
A technologically advanced ‘knowledge platform’, crowdfunding, pro bono legal services, a new not for profit charity and the engagement of grassroots community organisations make a tempting package.
The Jeanie Project shortlisted for a prestigious Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Award
The Jeanie Project was shortlisted for the 2018 Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards. The LALY Awards, organised by the Legal Aid Practitioners Group, celebrate the work of publicly funded lawyers and projects and initiatives which enable access to justice.
We were delighted to be shortlisted for the ‘Access to justice through I.T.’ award, which is sponsored by The Legal Education Foundation and offer our congratulations to the winner, Case Ratio.