The 2016 LALY finalists have been announced! Full details and the official press release here
The 2016 LALYs will be held on Thursday 7th July at Etc Venues 155 Bishopsgate London. Please join us for an evening of celebration of the work of often-unsung legal aid heroes working to protect the rights of some of the most vulnerable in society. Tickets are now on sale here
This year we are celebrating the achievements of legal aid lawyers in the following award categories:
♦ Children’s Rights – Sponsored by Accesspoint
♦ Criminal Defence – Sponsored by CILEx
♦ Family Legal Aid – Sponsored by Resolution
♦ Family Mediation – Sponsored by Resolution
♦ Mental Health – Sponsored by DG Legal
♦ Legal Aid Newcomer – Sponsored by Friends of LALY16*
♦ Social and Welfare – Sponsored by Tikit
♦ Legal Aid Barrister – Sponsored by The Bar Council
♦ Legal Aid Firm / Not-for-Profit Agency – Sponsored by The Law Society
♦ Outstanding Achievement – Sponsored by Matrix
Many thanks to all our sponsors, without whom the LALYs would not be possible! Thank you also to our media partner, Legal Action Group.
* For the first time, the Legal Aid Newcomer award has been sponsored by Friends of LALY16 – thank you to all those who contributed to our Crowdfunding campaign.
For an overview of the 2015 LALY awards ceremony, with details of the winners and finalists, see here.