The 2017 LALY awards have been launched, with nominations now open for 11 award categories. The awards ceremony takes place in London on Wednesday, 5 July 2017. The awards will be presented by Baroness Doreen Lawrence and will recognise the achievements of solicitors, barristers, caseworkers and teams delivering legal aid services.
This year we are celebrated the achievements of legal aid lawyers in the following award categories:
♦ Children’s Rights – Sponsored by CILEx
♦ Criminal Defence – Sponsored by DG Legal
♦ Family Private (including Mediation) – Sponsored by Resolution
♦ Family Public – Sponsored by Resolution
♦ Immigration and Asylum – Sponsored by Accesspoint
♦ Legal Aid Newcomer – Sponsored by Friends of LALY17*
♦ Social and Welfare – Sponsored by Tikit
♦ Legal Aid Barrister – Sponsored by The Bar Council
♦ Legal Aid Firm / Not-for-Profit Agency – Sponsored by The Law Society
♦ Outstanding Achievement – Sponsored by Matrix
Many thanks to all our award sponsors, without whom the LALYs would not be possible! Thank you also to our media partner, Legal Action Group, our trophy sponsors, Bidwell Henderson, and our programme sponsors, TV Edwards.
* As we did last year, the Legal Aid Newcomer award has been sponsored by Friends of LALY17