Take Your MP to Work

Following the announcement of a General Election on 4 July 2024, we are temporarily putting this campaign on hold and will be launching again when a new Parliament is formed. If you are interested in taking part in the campaign and arranging a visit with read more

YLAL Updates

YLAL regularly sends out update emails to our members. You can access our latest update emails below: To receive updates direct to your email, sign up to become a YLAL member (it's free!)

YLAL Statement on the SQE-1 Booking Process (October 2023)

5 October 2023 - Young Legal Aid Lawyers is calling on the SRA and Kaplan (the company contracted to administer the Solicitors Qualification Exam, SQE) to carry out an urgent review of the booking process for SQE-1 exams, following feedback from our members that they read more

Statement on Ten Years of LASPO

6 April 2023 This month marks ten years of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (“LASPO”) being in force. Before LASPO legal aid was available for almost all areas of law. Overnight, LASPO excluded large areas of the law from legal read more

YLAL’s response to the delay in the provision of SQE2 exams

Young Legal Aid Lawyers (‘YLAL’) has been made aware of an informal announcement by the SRA and Kaplan (who are responsible for assessing SQE examinations), which will mean a delay to many hoping to sit the SQE2 examinations scheduled for October 2022. This was communicated read more