Welcome to our update of the latest legal aid and access to justice news from November 2017.
Welcome to our update of the latest legal aid and access to justice news from September and October 2017.
Young Legal Aid Lawyers (YLAL) welcomes the final report of the Bach Commission on Access to Justice, published today (22 September 2017), as a vital contribution to the public debate about access to justice and legal aid.
Welcome to our summer update of the latest legal aid and access to justice news from July and August 2017.
Legal aid and Charlie Gard: Statement by Young Legal Aid Lawyers, 25 July 2017
Following the conclusion of the case concerning Charlie Gard and comments made in the final judgment by Mr Justice Francis on 24 July 2017, Young Legal Aid Lawyers (YLAL) has issued the attached statement concerning the financial means test for civil legal aid.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any queries in relation to this statement.
Welcome to a bumper edition of the latest legal aid and access to justice news from May and June 2017.
On 11 May 2017, YLAL responded to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) Consultation on Legal Aid Financial Eligibility and Universal Credit. The MoJ states that it is consulting on the impact of changes to the benefits system - specifically the introduction of Universal Credit to replace a number of previous benefits - on financial eligibility for legal aid.
Email to prospective MPs: General Election 2017
Ask your prospective parliamentary candidates to protect the most vulnerable in society by supporting legal aid and access to justice.
After an Easter break, welcome to a bumper edition of the latest legal aid and access to justice news from March and April 2017.
On 24 March 2017, YLAL responded to the Ministry of Justice Consultation on the Litigators’ Graduated Fee Scheme (LGFS) and Court Appointees. Our full response to the consultation is attached below.
The LGFS is the scheme through which criminal defence solicitors are paid for publicly funded work carried out in the Crown Court. The consultation proposes the following reforms to Crown Court work: