At our #YLALVirtual on Wednesday 28 April at 6.30pm, our incredible expert panel (featuring Shami Chakrabarti, Michael Mansfield QC, Chai Patel, Katy Watts and Audrey Cherryl Mogan) discussed the issues and impact of legislative policy seen in the debates on:
On 3 March 2021, YLAL submitted its response to the Independent Human Rights Act Review ('IHRAR').
To help inform its submission, YLAL hosted a virtual roundtable on 27 January 2021 featuring a range of junior human rights practitioners and policy professionals, and also sought input from its broad membership base.
On Wednesday 27 January 2021, Garden Court Chambers hosted a #YLALVirtual roundtable about the Independent Human Rights Act Review (IHRAR). The roundtable collated evidence from the legal aid frontline about the impact of the HRA on UK law as well as discussing how best to respond to the IHRAR call for evidence in order to protect our beloved HRA. Lucie Boase of Hodge Jones & Allen and Tara Mulcair of Birnberg Peirce, both YLAL Committee members, chaired the roundtable.
On 25 January 2021, YLAL submitted its response to the Ministry of Justice Criminal Legal Aid Review ('CLAR')'s consultation on remuneration for pre-charge engagement.
YLAL is grateful to the following who gave up their time to volunteer and assist with this consultation response: Bartholomew Dalton, Katie McFadden, Maria Fowler and Queenie Sit.