Our Legal Practice Unit (LPU) is staffed by solicitors, trainee solicitors and paralegals.The LPU covers four core areas of law:

The LPU has legal aid contract in each of its areas of law and most of the its cases are funded by legal aid. We are very proud that our lawyers are dedicated to helping vulnerable children, young people, parents and carers.

The LPU seeks to provide the best legal advice, assistance and representation it can to its clients despite the difficulties with legal aid. In December 2015 the LPU became a certified member of the Law Society’s Lexcel accreditation scheme following an in-depth assessment. Lexcel accreditation is awarded to legal practices which are able to demonstrate excellence in legal practice management and client care.

Different members of the LPU also hold separate accreditations, including to the following:

We are members of: the Association of Lawyers for Children, the Legal Aid Practitioners Group, the Immigration Law Practitioners Group and LPU lawyers sit on various legal and practice committees and groups.

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