Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards – Finalists Announced!

2019-05-23T06:22:01+01:00May 23rd, 2019|

The shortlist for this year's Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards has been announced.  As always, the finalists are an incredible group of legal aid lawyers and organisations, showcasing the life-changing work of those working in publicly-funded legal advice. For more information and a full list of finalists read the our press release here. [...]

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 [...]

Carol Storer nominated for 2018 LawWorks Pro Bono award for Outstanding Contribution to Access to Justice

2018-11-05T13:58:09+00:00October 28th, 2018|

Carol Storer, who in November 2018 steps down from her role as Director of LAPG after more than 10 years of service, is amongst the shortlist for the LawWorks 2018 Annual Pro Bono Awards. Carol is a finalist in the Outstanding Contribution to Access to Justice category. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony [...]

LAPG Manifesto Reaches New Heights

2018-10-17T13:21:17+01:00October 17th, 2018|

Costs firm John M Hayes, great supporters of LAPG's work over many years, recently climbed Mount Snowden to raise money for access to justice and the London Legal Support Trust.  And on top of that, they lugged up copies of LAPG's Manifesto for Legal Aid!  An excellent effort by the JMH team! Read more about their [...]

LAPG’s Director, Carol Storer, is stepping down

2018-09-24T10:08:11+01:00September 6th, 2018|

After 10 years, Carol Storer is stepping down as Director of the Legal Aid Practitioners Group on 20 November 2018. Under Carol’s excellent directorship LAPG has made a huge contribution as a representative body, despite the difficult economic climate. With skill, energy and dedication Carol has helped LAPG to support legal aid practitioners so that [...]