Laura Cooper and Claire Sands

Laura is a lawyer at the Youth Justice Legal Centre and runs a specialist advice line. She is also a part-time practising solicitor-advocate at MK Law Solicitors Claire is YJLC's youth justice researcher. She is author of Growing Up, Moving On: The international treatment of childhood criminal records (SCYJ, 2016), and was researcher on Criminal Care: Children’s homes and criminalising children (Howard League for Penal Reform, 2016). She is currently working with the Howard League, King’s College London, Department for Education and Centre for London.