Something for the English and Welsh

The Legal Aid Lawyers of the Year awards (LALYs) are seeking nominations for itheir ‘Access to Justice through IT’ award. This was first introduced three years ago and is sponsored by the Legal Education Foundation.

This award is aimed at individuals or organisations who are using technology to increase access to justice for people of modest means in areas of law traditionally covered by legal aid. This could include the provision of legal advice, information, representation, or public legal education.

The LALYs were set up in 2003 to celebrate the achievements and commitment of lawyers doing publicly funded work. They are non-profit-making; run by the Legal Aid Practitioners Group; and have proved a valuable rallying point for practitioners in a hard pressed fields of practice.
The deadline for nominations is 28 April 2017.

To make a nomination:

For more information:

If you have any questions, contact LAPG director Carol Storer or LALY co-ordinator Fiona Bawdon:,

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