Steve Hynes -
Director of the Legal Action Group.
When did you first get involved with LLST?
I was the Director of the Law Centres Federation when I was
first elected to the board soon after LLST was founded.
What is your favourite part of the role?
Assisting legal advice centres in staying open.
What is the worst part of the role?
Having to prioritise between applications.
Have there been any memorable moments?
The most memorable moments usually come when the board has to
disagree with Bob (LLST Chief Executive). He is especialy
passionate about saving organisations from closing, but sometimes
he would have given away the cash for his own salary- if we'd let
What do you hope to see in the future for LLST/ the agencies we
Mainly due to the walkers, city law firms and other fundraisers,
LLST has been successful in expanding the funds it has to give away
in grants. I hope this continues.
When you are not working or volunteering what can you be found
Sports and the theatre are my main interests outside work.
Favourite Book or Film?
Apocalypse Now (aka the Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of