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LAPG hosts first-ever ‘virtual’ Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards to honour social justice champions

2020-07-10T15:12:30+01:00July 9th, 2020|

LAPG's ground-breaking 'lockdown LALYs' were broadcast on social media, with the award winners joining the live event, via video link. The Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards are into their 18th year, but Covid-19 restrictions meant the 2020 event had to re-thought from scratch. LAPG CEO Chris Minnoch says: 'We decided soon after [...]

LAPG makes four special awards, to honour the ‘social justice heroes of the pandemic’

2020-06-19T10:04:58+01:00June 19th, 2020|

'We are proud to recognise colleagues whose decisive actions at the start of the outbreak and since have helped save many lives,' says LAPG CEO Chris Minnoch. Three individuals and one organisation are being recognised by LAPG during this uniquely challenging year (further details about each winner, below): - Richard Atkinson, partner at Tuckers [...]

Finalists announced for the 2020 Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards

2020-05-21T14:13:12+01:00May 21st, 2020|

The criminal defence solicitor who led the way on county lines and modern slavery cases; plus the barrister behind the Supreme Court ruling in Samuels, are among 34 individuals and organisations shortlisted for this year’s LALY awards. Finalists of the Legal Aid Practitioners Group 2020 Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards range from [...]

Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards – Finalists Announced!

2019-05-23T06:22:01+01:00May 23rd, 2019|

The shortlist for this year's Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards has been announced.  As always, the finalists are an incredible group of legal aid lawyers and organisations, showcasing the life-changing work of those working in publicly-funded legal advice. For more information and a full list of finalists read the our press release here. [...]

LAPG Annual Conference and Dinner 2018 – Book Now!

2018-10-01T10:31:13+01:00September 13th, 2018|

Bookings are now open for the LAPG Annual Conference 2018 in London on 5 October 2018. Book your place here. The conference is packed full of useful content for practitioners, practice managers and all those interested in legal aid and access to justice. Download the flyer here for the full programme. The offline booking form is attached [...]

Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards – Finalists Announced!

2018-09-24T10:08:51+01:00May 1st, 2018|

The shortlist for this year's Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards has been announced.  As always, the finalists are an incredible group of legal aid lawyers and organisations, showcasing the life-changing work of those working in publicly-funded legal advice. Read the full press release here.

LALY awards 2018 has been launched!

2018-09-24T10:10:43+01:00February 12th, 2018|

We are delighted to announce that nominations are now open for the 2018 Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards. 12 categories feature this year, and for the first time we are recognising the vital contribution made by practice managers. Read the full press release here. The press release contains full details of the award [...]

APPG on Legal Aid engages MPs and their caseworkers on how to help their constituents

2017-11-08T11:46:14+00:00November 8th, 2017|

The APPG on Legal Aid collaborated with organisations from across the advice sector to engage with MPs and their caseworkers at an event in Portcullis House on 1 November 2018.  The event was organised to introduce MPs and their caseworkers to organisations that provide training, resources and referral sources to help MPs and caseworkers provide [...]