Florence Cols is a legal design expert at Droits Quotidiens since almost 10 years. Droits Quotidiens works for making law understandable and accessible for all by : (1) explaining rights and obligations in plain language; (2) creating visuals; and (3) helping professionals to rewrite their legal documents.
Zsófia Moldova is a lawyer at the Hungarian Helsinki Committee and head of its Justice Programme. She contributed to researches assessing the enforcement of defendants’ rights. She coordinated the project ‘Accessible Letters of Rights of Europe’, which developed a unique methodology for testing the accessibility of the Letters of Rights.
Lili Krámer is a sociologist-criminologist at the Hungarian Helsinki Committee (HHC), a human rights NGO. She coordinates HHC’s project for promoting the use of plain language by criminal justice actors (judges, lawyers and police), in order to make the criminal procedure more accessible to people without a legal background.
Joana is a Clarity Maker at Claro and a freelance consultant for the Portuguese Ministry of Justice. With a background in Law and Journalism, she is passionate about ensuring that everyone has equal access to information and is able to understand it, to reduce the gap between the privileged and those who struggle. Since 2013, […]
Tialda Sikkema works in the law department of the University of Applied Sciences in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Since 2009, part of her work is to train judicial officers in document quality and legal writing. For ten years she was a member of an appeal commission in labour cases. In 2018, she will finish her PhD […]
Robert Eagleson has been involved in ground- breaking plain English work in Australia. He contributed extensively to the first plain English legal document (a car insurance policy) in 1976. As commissioner in charge of the plain English reference to the Victorian Law Reform Commission, he demonstrated that even complex legislation could be written in plain […]
Managing Director Words and Beyond (Australia) Christopher is a sea-kayaker, a former lawyer, a past- president of Clarity, a plain-language advocate and practitioner, and chair of the International Plain Language Federation’s Standard’s Committee. He founded (and sold) Cleardocs. com and founded, and is the Managing Director of, Words and Beyond.