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LAPG’s 2021 Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards are now open.

2021-02-24T17:28:53+00:00February 21st, 2021|

Nominations close on 19 April; new award category for this year: Disability Rights. Winners of the 12 awards will be announced on 6 July at a virtual ceremony to be broadcast online. The 2021 Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year (LALY) awards have been launched by the Legal Aid Practitioners Group, with awards in 12 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year award winners announced

2016-07-11T22:17:00+01:00July 11th, 2016|

The legal aid community came together in London on 7 July 2016 to celebrate the work of an amazing group of solicitors, barristers and caseworkers, all of whom champion the needs of vulnerable clients on a daily basis. Almost 500 people attended the ceremony to celebrate the achievements of an inspiring list of finalists and [...]