In brief: Access to Justice researcher heads talks

One of Lord Woolf's Access to Justice inquiry team members will address a conference by the National Council for Access to Law. District judge Dick Greenslade will lead the one-day event in addressing issues ranging from how litigants in person should present their cases and how changes to civil court claim limits will affect solicitors, advice workers and lay representatives. Small claims court expert Professor John Baldwin, of Birmingham University, will also speak at the one-day event, which will be held on 27 April in Taunton, Somerset. For more information, contact the conference secretary, NaCAL, 151 North Road, St Andrews, Bristol BS6 5AH. Tel 0117 944 1966.