We would like to invite all legal aid practitioners to participate in
our new on-line survey on the effects of the fixed fee: http://www.younglegalaidlawyers.org/ylalSurvey/public/survey.php?name=REFORMSURVEY0309_BAR
It should only take 10 minutes of your time and we will use the data
gathered to continue to voice our concerns about the impact of the
We are conducting a new online survey to find out your views on supervision ratios. The results will be fedback to the Access to Justice Committe, which is being consulted by the LSC on this topic. Please spare a few minutes to complete the questionnaire by clicking HERE.
LAPG have announced that Gwendolen Gwynn-Morgan has been shortlisted for the Young Legal Aid Solicitor of the Year award and Felicity Williams has been shortlisted for the Young Legal Aid Barrister of the Year award! The winners will be announced at a ceremony on 1 December.
On 21 October Baroness Miller tabled a clause to be inserted into the Counter-Terrorism Bill to bring an end to inquests where sensitive evidence is not disclosed to the coroner. The clause can be viewed here: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld200708/ldbills/065/amend/su065-iiib.htm
YLAL is extremely proud to announce that Katherine Craig was highly commended at Law Society's excellence awards in the category of 'Junior Lawyer of the Year'. The judges recognised her great contribution to both national and internal human rights work. Katherine is just 3 weeks PQE and has been a tireless YLAL member since it was founded. Congratulations Kat!
Details of the awards can be found at