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Our 10 year event

 

Our 10 year anniversary event

 

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Getting into legal aid

We found this from our social mobility in the legal aid profession report launch in 2013. Watch video clips of speakers and read the report of the event:

https://legalaidwatch.wordpress.com/tag/raphael-rowe/

Read the report we were launching here:

http://www.younglegalaidlawyers.org/onestepforwardtwostepsback

Farewell to Grayling 05.05

We hope you can support this event on 5th May organised by the Justice Alliance.

Trainee Minimum Salary

Following the abolition of the minimum salary for trainee solicitors in August 2014, the Junior Lawyers Division have successfully championed the Law Society to consider reintroducing a recommended salary.

Election 2015: take action

YLAL General Election notes - Vote on 7 May 2015

 

YLAL 10 year anniversary event!

Please join us to celebrate our 10th anniversary on Thursday 23 April 2015 from 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

What to expect

Please join us for our 10th birthday celebration in London, including:

- Keynote speech from Baroness Patricia Scotland QC.

- Panel debate on access to justice after the election compered by Owen Bowcott, legal correspondent for the Guardian.

JSC criticises legal aid cuts

In a report published today, the Justice Select Committee (JSC) has criticized Government cuts to legal aid for having failed to meet their objectives and having ‘harmed access to justice for some litigants’.

Low Commission: follow-up report

The Low Commission on the future of advice and legal support launched its follow-up report at the House of Commons today, calling for the government to develop a national advice strategy. Lord Colin Low of Dalston, the chair of the independent Commission, said he hoped to get cross-party support for the key recommendations from the report so that the next government can take steps to tackle the ‘advice deficit’.

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