LAPG launches new COVID-19 support service for legal aid providers

2020-04-02T14:52:58+01:00April 2nd, 2020|

Service is free and open to all legal aid providers for business continuity and LAA contract compliance issues arising directly from the COVID-19 crisis LAPG has launched a dedicated email support service for legal aid providers. The service has been created with support from The Legal Education Foundation to assist with LAA contract compliance [...]

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: office@lapg.co.uk Download LAPG Update 8 of [...]

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; [...]

LALY awards 2020 launched!

2020-02-17T15:03:24+00:00February 17th, 2020|

The 2020 Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards have opened for nominations! We are now accepting nominations for this year's LALY awards. Read the official press release here, which provides details of the three new award categories. This year's award ceremony takes place in central London on 7 July 2020. Ticket for the [...]

LAPG’s response to the HPCDS consultation

2020-01-07T06:42:12+00:00January 2nd, 2020|

Read LAPG's response to the Ministry of Justice consultation: ‘Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme: Towards a More Sustainable Service’ We broadly support the proposals, but raise concerns about the need for and impact of price competitive tendering on travel costs (while noting that paying travel costs is a welcome proposal) and wider concerns about [...]

LAPG Membership for 2020

2019-11-28T22:58:43+00:00November 28th, 2019|

Join now and save on our Early Bird offer It's time for LAPG Members to renew their membership for 2020. Our membership period is annual and starts on 1 January 2020.  We're currently running an Early Bird offer, with significant discounts across all of our membership tiers. It has been another incredibly busy year [...]

Notice of LAPG’s AGM – 3 October 2019 in Birmingham

2019-09-13T05:30:44+01:00September 13th, 2019|

All LAPG Members are cordially invited to attend our Annual General Meeting: Thursday, 3 October 2019 5.00-6.00pm Conference Aston, Aston University, Birmingham B4 7ET This year’s AGM marks a significant milestone in LAPG’s development.  Following a comprehensive governance review we are seeking to create new and strengthen existing governance processes.  We will be asking members to pass [...]

LAPG Appoints A New Leadership Team

2018-11-14T11:39:15+00:00November 14th, 2018|

With Director Carol Storer OBE stepping down on 20 November 2018, LAPG's Committee has appointed a new leadership team to steer LAPG into the future. Chris Minnoch steps up to the role of CEO, with Kate Pasfield joining from Swain & Co. to take on the role of Director of Strategy. Read the full press [...]