Below are all our previously published articles and news items - blog posts will be included here too.
There are also 2 wordpress blog sites which we previously used and for whom content is still available, although they are not currently being updated:
YLAL response to Legal aid cuts: Justice for salePost date: 13th of February 2011
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.Read more...
YOUNG LEGAL AID LAWYERS WIN LIBERTY HUMAN RIGHTS AWARDPost date: 30th of November 2010
We are very pleased to announce that at last night’s Liberty Human Rights Awards 2010, Young Legal Aid Lawyers won the Young Person of the Year award. The judges said that the award was given in recognition of YLAL’s “outstanding commitment to providing quality representation, advice and access to justice for those who could otherwise not afford it”.
YLAL CALLS FOR QUALITY NOT COSTPost date: 26th of August 2010
YLAL has submitted a paper called Quality not Cost to the Ministry of Justice in the hope that quality will be at the heart of the new proposals for legal aid services.
Read our paper here.
Law Society Gazette comment
YLAL response to the Law Society Access to Justice ReviewPost date: 23rd of July 2010
Click here to read the Young Legal Aid Lawyers response to the Law Society's nationwide consultation of 30th June 2010Read more...
YLAL publish social mobility reportPost date: 25th of February 2010
In line with the government's 'national crusade' on social mobility, YLAL has carried out its own investigations within the legal aid sector. Our report shows that fears that the legal aid sector could become pale and stale, as predicted by YLAL representative Kat Craig at our question time, look set to materialise. Download our social mobility report below.
Read article in Law Society Gazette hereRead more...
YLAL submissions to Magee ReviewPost date: 20th of November 2009
Read YLAL submissions for Magee Review:
YLAL response to MOJ consultation 'Legal aid: funding reforms'Post date: 13th of November 2009
13 November 2009: YLAL submitted their response last night.
MOJ consultation paper: http://www.justice.gov.uk/consultations/legal-aid-funding-reforms.htm