Just for Kids Law is an award winning charity providing support, advice and legal representation to young people in difficulty.
Hodge Jones & Allen provided a home for the charity at our offices at North Gower Street for five years. Recently Just for Kid Law established the new home at Unit 4D, Leroy House, 436 Essex Road, London N1 3QP.
Hodge Jones & Allen and their youth crime team continue to support the fantastic work of Just for Kids Law.
The Just for Kids team delivers holistic, client-led support to children and young people who are faced with crisis with innovative, community based initiatives which include legal representation and advocacy.
Independent Youth Advocacy – providing direct advice and support to young people who are in difficulty. A youth advocate can represent the voice of the child at formal or informal meetings or can provide support with any difficulty they are facing. Youth Advocates are supported by specialist lawyers in criminal, education and community care law. The organisation also focuses on strategic litigation and policy work to bring about change in the law and provide legal training to professionals who work with young people.
The Youth Justice Legal Centre is an online service providing information about youth justice law for lawyers, professionals and young people, their families and carers.
The staff at the heart of the Youth Justice Legal Centre include:
Shauneen Lambe, Joint Chief Executive Officer (In May 2015 Shauneen was elected to the Eisenhower Fellowship Women’s Leadership Programme) , Kate Aubrey-Johnson – Director, Youth Justice Legal Centre and Fiona Bawdon, Youth Justice & Strategic Litigation Development Manager and others, supported by an Advisory Board.