The University of Law sponsors students places at our Annual Conference

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 […]

We’re now taking bookings for our next intensive management course

Book your place on the next round of the LAPG Certificate in Practice Management.  The course is based in London and starts on the 18th of November 2016. That session will concentrate on the crucial area of Financial Management and is followed by Business Planning and Risk Management (13 January 2017), Legal Aid Contracting and […]

LAPG Annual Conference and Dinner 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

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 […]

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.  […]