The Project is under the direction of a Board of Trustees:

Chair of the Board

Paul Mageean

Paul Mageean is currently the Director of the Institute of Professional Legal Studies, Queens University and a Parole Commissioner. He is also a Commissioner to the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission.  He is a former Head of the Criminal Justice Inspectorate.


Board members

Fiona Doherty QC

Sam Pollock OBE

Paul Pierce, Partner KRW Law

Roger Smith OBE

Roger is a London-based solicitor who has worked for a number of not for profit organisations including the Legal Action Group, JUSTICE and the Law Society. He has edited the newsletter of the International Legal Aid Group for a number of years. He also runs a website for the Legal Education Foundation,, on current developments on law, technology and access to justice. He is a visiting professor at London South Bank University.