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May 14, 2024

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…

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February 22, 2024

YLAL Response to the Ministry of Justice’s “Review of Civil Legal Aid – Call for Evidence”.

On 21 February 2024, YLAL submitted our response to the Open Call for Evidence launched by the Ministry of Justice (‘MoJ’) on…

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February 5, 2024

YLAL Updates

YLAL regularly sends out update emails to our members. You can access our latest update emails below: To receive updates direct to…

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January 13, 2024

YLAL Response to Law Society Green Paper: ‘Proposals for a 21st Century Justice System’

YLAL has drafted a Response to the Law Society Green Paper “Proposals for a 21st Century Justice System”. YLAL welcomes the detailed…

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December 13, 2023

YLAL Statement on the Law Society’s Judicial Review (Criminal Legal Aid Review)

13 December 2023 – Young Legal Aid Lawyers have released a statement to coincide with the hearing of the Law Society’s judicial…

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October 5, 2023

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…

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April 27, 2023

Young Legal Aid Lawyers release a new report – “Overstretched & Unsustainable: a case study of the immigration and asylum legal aid sector”

27 April 2023 Authored by Dr Jo Hynes of Public Law Project, the report focuses on the issues facing young legal aid…

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April 6, 2023

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…

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October 3, 2022

SWSQF Press

YLAL is proud to have been involved in the setting up of the Social Welfare Solicitors Qualification Fund in 2021.  You can read…

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March 30, 2022

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…

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