Hillsborough lawyers honoured at Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards

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

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

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 […]

LAPG launches training and support programme for NfPs

LAPG has been commissioned by the Legal Education Foundation to deliver a training and support programme to help NfPs develop new systems, partnerships, services and income streams.  LAPG will be drawing on the resources developed by the Future Advice Fund and other innovative projects to deliver workshops and consultancy support. The first session, on 15 July 2016 in […]

LAPG Annual Conference and Dinner 2016

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

2016 Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards Finalists Announced!

The finalists for the 2016 Legal Aid Lawyers of the Year awards have been announced.  Full details can be found here: LALY 2016 Finalists The LALYs celebrate the incredible work of legal aid lawyers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.  The winners will be announced at the LALY ceremony on 7 July 2016 in London.  […]

Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards – 7th July 2016

Nominations for the 14th Legal Aid Practitioners Group Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year (LALY) awards officially open today (1 March)! The nomination form is here! This is your chance to highlight the amazing work of a colleague or firm making a real difference to access to justice. The Awards celebrate legal aid lawyers who go the extra […]

LAPG announces dates for LAPG Certificate in Practice Management

LAPG will run the LAPG Certificate in Practice Management (LAPG CPM) twice in 2016. Successfully piloted in 2015, the Certificate in Practice Management combines face to face training with online learning and materials to provide an accessible and affordable management training programme for busy lawyers and practice managers. ‘I would recommend the CPM to other people, especially […]