Having contributed to the Legal Services Board’s ‘Perspectives’ paper earlier this year, CILEx Regulation's Felix Brown reflects on whether the lessons learned are still relevant in a post-pandemic legal sector.
We understand that the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted our professional and personal lives in ways that were unimaginable a few months ago. Lots of people are now taking the time to look ahead to how they want life following the experiences of lockdown.
We are living in uncertain times. How can you protect your own wellbeing and that of those around you? In this feature we look at what support is available for legal professionals and legal services consumers.
Young Legal Aid Lawyers (YLAL) is a group of lawyers who are committed to practising in those areas of law, both criminal and civil, that have traditionally been funded by way of legal aid. We believe that the provision of good quality publicly funded legal help is essential to protecting the interests of the vulnerable in society and upholding the rule of law.
As a member of the Judicial Diversity Forum (JDF), CILEx is working with partners to break down the barriers to judicial appointment for candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and in April launched the PAJE programme to support applicants considering applying to become a judge.