LSC announces Training Contract Grants Scheme Awards 2007

On the 13th September 2007, the Legal Services Commission announced the list of firms that will be able to offer sponsored training contracts.  Those currently doing their LPC and who are awarded places will be able to get help with the costs of the LPC course.  The Commission stated that ‘training contract grants are awarded to solicitor and not for profit organisations who are committed to legal aid work and go towards helping train the next generation of legal aid lawyers.

Legal Aid Practitioners' Group Conference with YLAL sessions 19th October in Oxford

This year's full day LAPG conference will take place on 19th October at Macdonald Randolph Hotel, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2LN....the line up looks great.  For students who would like to attend the 2 YLAL sessions in the afternoon, a limited number of free places will be available for students on a first come first served basis.