Monthly Archives: May 2023

26 05, 2023

LAPG Statement on the Government’s published response to the Legal Aid Means Test Review

2023-05-26T16:02:51+01:00May 26th, 2023|

Following a long engagement and consultation process, the Government has now published its response to the Legal Aid Means Test Review. This sets out the changes it intends to make to the process of determining who is financially eligible to receive civil and criminal legal aid services in England and Wales. The Government has [...]

19 05, 2023

LAPG announces shortlist for 2023 Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards

2023-05-24T21:04:56+01:00May 19th, 2023|

This year's LALY finalists include: the young barrister who founded Black Protest Legal Support; young law centre solicitor who won additional financial support to protect asylum seekers from destitution; lawyers who have brought multiple successful challenges over the British government's refusal to relocate Afghan nationals at risk from the Taliban. Legal Aid Practitioners Group [...]