Monthly Archives: October 2018

28 10, 2018

Carol Storer nominated for 2018 LawWorks Pro Bono award for Outstanding Contribution to Access to Justice

2018-11-05T13:58:09+00:00October 28th, 2018|

Carol Storer, who in November 2018 steps down from her role as Director of LAPG after more than 10 years of service, is amongst the shortlist for the LawWorks 2018 Annual Pro Bono Awards. Carol is a finalist in the Outstanding Contribution to Access to Justice category. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony [...]

17 10, 2018

LAPG Manifesto Reaches New Heights

2018-10-17T13:21:17+01:00October 17th, 2018|

Costs firm John M Hayes, great supporters of LAPG's work over many years, recently climbed Mount Snowden to raise money for access to justice and the London Legal Support Trust.  And on top of that, they lugged up copies of LAPG's Manifesto for Legal Aid!  An excellent effort by the JMH team! Read more about their [...]

15 10, 2018

Joining the Dots: Domestic abuse, civil and criminal justice and technology

2018-10-17T14:39:31+01:00October 15th, 2018|

Joining the Dots: Domestic abuse, civil and criminal justice and technology Crest Advisory and CGI have undertaken a partnership research project to identify ways to address the twenty-first century challenges of tackling domestic abuse across the justice system and beyond. Domestic abuse is a prevalent, high-impact crime with widespread and lasting consequences. Today in England and Wales [...]

4 10, 2018

Duncan Lewis wins access to justice challenge against LAA and Lord Chancellor

2018-10-17T14:47:44+01:00October 4th, 2018|

Duncan Lewis Solicitors have successfully challenged the Legal Aid Agency’s refusal to backdate legal aid certificates, even where solicitors have made a legal aid application as promptly as possible and it is necessary to begin work in order to secure access to justice for a client before the Legal Aid Agency has granted a certificate. [...]