Latest Awards

Organisation of the Year – Howard League Community Awards

Best Co-Production – National Advocacy Awards

Aika Stephenson: Criminal Defence Lawyer of the Year – Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards

Amplifying Voices – Sheila McKechnie Foundation National Campaigners Awards

 

Awards & Recognition

Just for Kids Law:

  • Won Organisation of the Year at the 2018 Howard League for Penal Reform Community Awards
  • Won award for Best Co-production at the 2018 National Advocacy Awards
  • Achieved Centre of Excellence status from: London Legal Support Trust
  • Winner Halsbury award 2015  ‘Law in the Community’ category
  • Winner of 2010 Legal Aid Firm/Not for Profit Award at the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards
  • Recipient of high commendation by Longford Trust 2010

Legal Director Aika Stephenson:

  • Winner – Criminal Defence Lawyer at the Legal Aid lawyer of the year awards 2018
  • Selected as one of the 67 ‘Change Makers’ invited to take part in the 67 Change Makers: Festival of Love 2015
  • 2014 Aika was named as one of Britain’s top 50 part time executives in the Timewise Power List
  • Winner of 2006 Young Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year

YJLC (Youth Justice Legal Centre)

  • Runner-up Outstanding Organisation of the Year at the Criminal Justice Awards 2017
  • Finalist for 2016 Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Access to Justice through IT award

Let us Learn

  • Winner of the Amplified Voices award at the Sheila McKechnie Foundation National Campaigners Awards 2018

Chrisann Jarrett

  • Nominated for Excellence in Diversity Awards: Diversity Champion in Education 2017
  • Nominated for National Diversity Awards:  Positive Role Model 2017
  • Number 30 on The Tab Future 100 (2017) Women to Watch, supported by Barclays
  • Number 3- UK’s Top Ten Black Students – Rare Rising Stars 2016
  • The Queens Young Leaders- highly commended runner up 2016
  • Number 1 Future Leader 2015/16 – Powerlist Magazine
  • Young Woman of the Year- 2015 Woman on the Move Awards
  • Nominated for London Leadership and Peace Awards 2015
  • Shortlisted Liberty Human Right 2014

Dami Makinde

  • Selected for the Eisenhower youth leadership programme 2017
  • Selected as one of the 100 faces of impact 2017

Augusta Itua

Co-founder and Strategic Litigation Consultant Shauneen Lambe:

  • Selected for the Eisenhower Fellowships Women’s Leadership Program 2015
  • Selected as one of the 67 ‘Change Makers’ invited to take part in the 67 Change Makers: Festival of Love 2015
  • Shortlisted for 2013 Liberty’s Human Rights Lawyer of the Year
  • Shortlisted for 2012 Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year
  • Nominated for 2012 Addidi Inspiration Award
  • 2013 Ashoka Fellow
  • 2012 NESTA/The Observer’s ‘Britain’s New Radicals’
  • 2011 Shackleton Leader
  • 2010 World Economic Forum Young Global Leader