Notice of LAPG AGM – 6 October 2017

2017-09-15T11:55:31+01:00September 15th, 2017|

All members are invited to attend LAPG's AGM at our Annual Conference on 6 October 2017 at Herbert Smith Freehill's in London.  The AGM is open to all members, not just those attending the conference. Full details and the AGM agenda can be found here. If you would like to join LAPG's Committee please contact [...]

LAPG Annual Conference and Dinner 2017 – Book Now!

2017-09-01T12:13:51+01:00July 21st, 2017|

Bookings are now open for the LAPG Annual Conference 2017 in London on 6 October 2017. 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 [...]

LALY Awards 2017 – Shortlist Announced!!!

2017-06-13T15:02:04+01:00May 18th, 2017|

We are delighted to announce the finalists for the 2017 LALY awards.  We received many exceptional nominations and the finalists are of the highest calibre. Full details of all the finalists are contained with the official press release here. This year’s ceremony will take place at etc.venues in central London on 5th of July. To purchase tickets [...]

The University of Law sponsors students places at our Annual Conference

2016-09-15T12:44:38+01:00September 15th, 2016|

LAPG is delighted to announce that The University of Law will sponsor 20 student places at this year's Annual Conference in Leeds on the 7th of October.  We would like to thank The University of Law for their continued support after sponsoring places for several years. It's great to have students at the conference and they gain from [...]

LAPG Annual Conference and Dinner 2016

2016-08-31T16:42:55+01:00August 31st, 2016|

LAPG's annual conference takes place in Leeds on Friday 7th October and the annual dinner will be on Thursday 6th of October in Leeds. As always, the conference offers a topical and informative mix of workshops, presentations and panel discussions, all designed to bring legal aid lawyers up to date on the latest developments from [...]

Hillsborough lawyers honoured at Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards

2016-08-23T17:32:38+01:00August 23rd, 2016|

PRESS RELEASE 8 July 2016 Hillsborough lawyers honoured at Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards The legal teams who acted for families of 96 Hillsborough victims won award for Outstanding Achievement at last night's ceremony, organised by the Legal Aid Practitioners Group. Opening the evening, LAPG co-chair Jenny Beck described Hillsborough as 'the most [...]

Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year winners press release

2016-08-23T16:59:30+01:00August 23rd, 2016|

PRESS RELEASE Winners of 2016 Legal Aid Practitioners Group Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards announced Solicitor behind historic reversal over joint enterprise among winners, announced by Baroness Doreen Lawrence last night. Other winners included Newcomer Darragh Mackin, a 24-year-old human rights solicitor in Belfast, praised for his courage in standing up to police [...]