ARC‘s Director, Gillian Higgins has been elected to be a member of the Steering Committee for Oxfam’s network of “Lawyers Against Poverty”, a project which establishes a Justice Fund to support ground breaking legal projects that will give the poorest and most vulnerable people greater knowledge of their rights and access to justice to help them break free from poverty.
Joss Saunders, Oxfam’s General Counsel and Company Secretary explains that “Lawyers Against Poverty is a network of individual lawyers who are committed to helping people to break free from poverty, through their personal and financial commitment.”
Further information about Lawyers Against Poverty can be found here:
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Text source: Alexander Kay
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