Dr Laura Janes
Dr Laura Janes is the chair of LAG. She a consultant solicitor for Scott-Moncrieff and Associates Ltd and GT Stewart Solicitors & Advocates where she represents young people in detention. She is also a visiting fellow at the London South Bank University.
Laura has a professional doctorate in Youth Justice. Laura has developed an expertise in advising and representing children and young people in penal detention in relation to prison law, public law and criminal appeal matters. Laura is a committee member of the Association of Prison Lawyers and the Legal Aid Practitioners Group. In 2019, Laura was awarded Solicitor of the Year by the First 100 years’ Inspirational Women in Law Awards.