2016 Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards Finalists Announced!

The finalists for the 2016 Legal Aid Lawyers of the Year awards have been announced.  Full details can be found here: LALY 2016 Finalists The LALYs celebrate the incredible work of legal aid lawyers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.  The winners will be announced at the LALY ceremony on 7 July 2016 in London.  […]

Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards – 7th July 2016

Nominations for the 14th Legal Aid Practitioners Group Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year (LALY) awards officially open today (1 March)! The nomination form is here! This is your chance to highlight the amazing work of a colleague or firm making a real difference to access to justice. The Awards celebrate legal aid lawyers who go the extra […]

LAPG announces dates for LAPG Certificate in Practice Management

LAPG will run the LAPG Certificate in Practice Management (LAPG CPM) twice in 2016. Successfully piloted in 2015, the Certificate in Practice Management combines face to face training with online learning and materials to provide an accessible and affordable management training programme for busy lawyers and practice managers. ‘I would recommend the CPM to other people, especially […]

LAPG Annual Dinner

Birmingham on Thursday 8th October 2015 – 19:00 to 23:00 LAPG’s annual dinner is once again sponsored by Accesspoint and will be held at Le Truc in Birmingham. The meal is open to everyone – whether a speaker, delegate or a legal aid practitioner too busy to come to the conference the next day. Booking […]

LAPG Annual Conference

Birmingham on Friday 9th October 2015 – 09:00 – 18:00 Legal Aid: The Future These are worrying times for everyone carrying out legal aid work. That sentence could have been used for any conference in the last twenty years. And may well have been. To carry out legal aid work now you have to absolutely […]

LALY Awards 2015

At a ceremony on 1st July 2015, in a packed room, over 400 people celebrated the work of grassroots lawyers. Read about the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards 2015 here: LALY Winners 2015 Press Release See ‘A Year in the Life of Legal Aid Lawyers’ on Storify: A Year in the LIfe (Thanks […]