My Justice First Fellow: Naima Asif

Posted by - 15th March 2019
Naima Asif was one of the first barristers to qualify under The Legal Education Foundation’s Justice First Fellowship. After a year as a caseworker at Advocate, the Bar’s pro bono unit, she completed pupillage at Pump Court Chambers in London…

My Justice First Fellow: Pamela Lalbachan

Posted by - 1st February 2019
Pamela Lalbachan swapped a career in the arts and broadcasting for social welfare law. She is a Justice First Fellow at the South West London Law Centres and will qualify in February 2019. I did a degree in Spanish and…

My Justice First Fellowship: Alex Lowry

Posted by - 25th January 2019
Alex Lowry, 25, is a Justice First Fellow at RCJ Advice in central London. She qualified as a solicitor in 2018.   The best thing about being a legal aid lawyer is helping people who are in genuine need and…

My Justice First Fellowship: Jenna Hall

Posted by - 3rd July 2018
Jenna Hall, 27, is a Justice First Fellow and trainee solicitor at Clan Childlaw, a charity providing free legal advice and representation to children and young people in Scotland. She is due to qualify in 2019. You can read other articles…

My Justice First Fellow: Stephen Cutter

Posted by - 15th June 2018
Stephen Cutter is a Justice First Fellow at drugs charity Release. He is due to complete his training and qualify as a solicitor in 2019. You can read others in the series here It’s hard for someone to engage fully…

My Justice First Fellow: Ollie Persey

Posted by - 18th May 2018
Ollie Persey, 26, is a trainee barrister and Justice First Fellow at the Public Law Project (PLP), and a committee member of Young Legal Aid Lawyers. His fellowship includes helping with PLP’s litigation, policy and research work, in addition to…

My Justice First Fellowship: Brooke Toon

Posted by - 13th April 2018
Brooke Toon is Justice First Fellow and trainee solicitor at Central England Law Centre. She is due to qualify in February 2019. You can read other articles in the series here. As a teenage parent I faced many situations that…

My Justice First Fellowship: Emma-Rose Duffy

Posted by - 28th November 2017
Emma-Rose Duffy, 25, is an apprentice solicitor at the Children’s Law Centre Belfast with a passion for protecting children’s rights. See other Justice First Fellows in the series here  As a young child I was faced with the prospect of giving evidence…