Blogs and Podcasts

Subscribing to blogs and podcasts (as well as getting involved with YLAL!) can be a great way to keep up-to-date with what’s happening in the legal world, the legal aid world, interesting cases and recent developments.

You can also join practitioner groups.

If you know of any other blogs or podcasts, then feel free to tell us, so we can spread the word!

Here’s a selection to get you started (just click on the images, and they’ll take you through to the site).


YLAL Blogs:














Immigration & asylum

Housing law

Public law


Social welfare


There’s loads of great podcasts that can help to keep you in the loop. Here’s YLALers’ favourites. Do you know of any more? Send us an email to spread the word!


1COR (1 Crown Office Row Chambers) – LawPod 

BBC Radio 4 – Law In Action

BBC Radio – The Grenfell Tower Inquiry

Better Human – a human rights podcast with Adam Wagner

CrimeLine – Podcast (you have to pay to subscribe)

EJIL: Podcast

First 100 Years Podcast

Get Legally Speaking Podcast

Kings Chambers – Debrief

Leigh Day – Haven’t You Heard?

Law Society – Human Rights

LawCareers.Net Podcast

Law Pod UK Podcast

Middle Temple Pupillage Podcast

The Hearing Podcast

The Lawyer Portal – Legally Pod

The Matrix Law Pod Podcast

The Pupillage Podcast

Thompson Reuters – The Hearing

UK Law Weekly Podcast

Voices of Family Law Podcast

Non-UK based 

Bear Brook

Ear Hustle 

Radio Lab – More Perfect

Serial – seasons onetwo and three

What We Stand For – legal aid in New South Wales