Response to domestic workers consultation

YLAL has replied to the Government’s consultation on work related migration and settlement, which sets out proposals aimed at reducing the number of migrants coming into the UK.

YLAL response to Legal aid cuts: Justice for sale


has responded strongly to the Government’s Green Paper outlining its future plans for legal aid in England and Wales published on 15th November 2010.

YLAL response to the Law Society Access to Justice Review

Click here to read the Young Legal Aid Lawyers response to the Law Society's nationwide consultation of 30th June 2010

Magee review: YLAL response

The Ministry of Justice has announced yet another review of legal aid, the Magee review. See

YLAL includes both criminal and civil practitioners. We welcome any endeavour to protect both the civil and criminal budgets. But we continue to believe that there should be no cap. Rather, adequate access to justice for both those with civil and criminal legal problems must be available when needed and administered by a truly independent body.

YLAL responds to Jackson report on costs, 31 July 2009

Young Legal Aid Lawyers (YLAL) has today responded to Lord Justice Jackson’s preliminary report on civil litigation costs, expressing dismay at its proposal to introduce fixed costs in certain housing cases.