The use of technology to open up access to legal advice. The company aims to working with local government in order to utilise public spaces.
Presently we are developing the service through partnerships with local libraries, allowing the service to be taken to heart of each community.
In UK there are over 4500 public libraries, used or accessed by over 400 million users.
The aim is to launch a further 20 Libraries, covering London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle and Liverpool.
The aim is to launch a home users service allowing the public to access direct face to face advice from there homes.
We have seen a very good take up by local libraries and the public. The service also sits well with the UK governments commitment to the increase of high quality and increased broadband speeds
The company believes in partnership between the public and private sector in delivering social services and social welfare legal advice services.
The company is working closely with both local government and not for profit third sector advice agencies. This allows the agencies to refer there clients to the library services if they require legal advice.
In particular Asylum seekers, women suffering domestic violence and those threatened with homelessness.
The founder of the Company Marlan Higgins, began life as a Social Welfare and Human Rights lawyer.
Marlan specialized in representing disabled clients requiring and their families. Marlan soon realized that many potential clients were unable to access legal advice due to their location or rural setting.
Marlan recognized that the only way to truly open up access was the use of technology and the use of established public spaces.
All legal advice services is free, however the company receives a referral fee if client is referred on for legal representation.