Disability Liaison Officer
Chapter 14 of Lord Justice Gillen’s Report on the Review of Civil Justice considers the issue of Disability in the Civil Courts and contains a number of recommendations.
The Report notes that courts have the task of examining access to justice for persons with disabilities on an equal basis with others. Positive actions are required to remove barriers not only in the built environment but also for communication and information purposes.
line with Recommendation CJ113, the Society is pleased to announce the
appointment of Fiona Dowds
as its Disability
will be the point of contact for all disability issues within the Society and
can be contacted at: Fiona.Dowds@lawsoc-ni.org