Please note that this event is unfortunately now sold out. 

A conference to inform and inspire the social welfare lawyers of the future, build a network of like-minded junior lawyers, and bring together those committed to working in the areas of law traditionally funded by legal aid.  The event offers:

  • practical advice on practising in social welfare law and legal aid and the beginnings of a network of future legal aid lawyers committed to social justice
  • careers advice and support with a view to increasing diversity and social mobility within the profession
  • knowledge and experience to improve responses to further threats to legal aid

The event is a partnership production between Public Law Project (PLP), Young Legal Aid Lawyers (YLAL) and  Justice First Fellows (JFFs), and is supported by The Legal Education Foundation (LEF), Garden Court Chambers and BPP Law School.

Speakers include:

Alexandra Sinclair, PLP

Alia Mohammed, Garden Court Chambers

Ayaz Manji, Mind

Beatrice Collier, 5 Essex Court

Carla Clarke, Child Poverty Action Group

Connor Johnston, Garden Court Chambers

Daniel Clarke, Doughty Street Chambers

Jane Ryan, Bhatt Murphy

Jessica Simor QC, Matrix Chambers

Jo Hickman, PLP

Joanna Bennett, Hodge Jones and Allen

Karon Monaghan QC, Matrix Chambers

Kate Aubrey Johnson, Youth Justice Legal Centre

Mark McDonald-Loncke, Hackney Community Law Centre

Remy Mohamed, Inquest

Tom Royston, Garden Court North

Wallace White, Anthony Gold

Zehrah Hasan, Liberty

Additional speakers and final programme tbc

If you are traveling from outside of London, please keep your travel tickets and receipts. Reimbursement will be available up to £50.

For any questions, please email

Download the flyer here. 

Download the programme here.

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16 March 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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137 Stamford St

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