Greame Hydari has been shortlisted for this year Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year in criminal defence category for championing rights of defendants with autism. Graeme is a specialist defence solicitor representing those who are on the Autistic Disorder Spectrum (ASD) including those with Asperger’s Syndrome.
Legal Aid Practitioners Group (LAPG) is a membership body representing the interests of legal aid practitioners in England and Wales and the clients they serve. LAPG believes that access to justice is a fundamental right and as such we campaign for a fair, comprehensive and accessible legal aid scheme. The LAPG’s press release could be accessed here.
The winners will be announced on Wednesday 5th July 2016.