Monthly Archives: March 2020

31 03, 2020

Latest LAPG Member Update (11 of 2020)

2020-04-03T11:00:10+01:00March 31st, 2020|

During these unprecedented and worrying times we are publishing some of our Member Updates as and when they contain information of general use to the sector. Update 11 of 2020 covers: LAPG requests urgent financial relief for providers from the LAA New LAPG Covid-19 helpline for legal aid providers to start imminently DG Legal [...]

27 03, 2020

Updated LAPG Guidance on what the Legal Aid Contract and LAA COVID-19 Guidance Allows

2020-03-27T17:21:42+00:00March 27th, 2020|

With thanks again to consultant Matthew Howgate, we have published the following updated guidance on Legal Aid Agency (LAA) contract compliance in the wake of the measures introduced by the LAA and the steps that providers are needing to take during the COVID-19 crisis. This guidance takes into account and seeks to interpret LAA [...]

25 03, 2020

Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards – what is the impact of COVID-19?

2020-03-26T22:57:15+00:00March 25th, 2020|

We've released a statement setting out our contingency plans for LALY20 in the face of the current COVID-19 crisis. We think the LALYs will be more important this year than ever before.  Legal aid firms and organisations are doing some incredible work under the most trying of circumstances and they deserve to be recognised [...]

22 03, 2020

Latest LAPG Update – COVID-19 and the legal aid sector

2020-03-22T21:01:51+00:00March 22nd, 2020|

We have published our latest update, usually restricted to LAPG members, because it is critical at this time that practitioners from across the sector have access to as much information as possible. If you have any questions or comments about the content of the update please contact us: Download LAPG Update 8 of [...]

4 03, 2020

LAPG is seeking new members for our Advisory Committee

2020-03-04T22:40:36+00:00March 4th, 2020|

We're recruiting new members to our Advisory Committee of committed and expert legal aid practitioners and practice managers.  The Advisory Committee supports our Board and staff team to: Set our strategy and objectives; Carry out policy and campaigning work; Engage with Government and respond to consultations and other issues; Answer queries from our Members; [...]