Chief Executive

Shaun McNally CBE

Shaun McNally CBE

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Biography

Shaun McNally was appointed as Chief Executive of the Legal Aid Agency (LAA) in April 2016. He joined the Agency as Director, Case Management in October 2012.

His previous roles include:

  • Director, Crime, HM Courts Service
  • Performance and Operations Director, HM Courts Service
  • Regional Director, North West, HM Courts Service
  • Area Director, Cheshire and Merseyside, HM Courts Service

Chief Executive

The chief executive provides overall leadership of the LAA and works to ensure that legal aid is provided effectively and efficiently in England and Wales. His responsibilities are for:

  • Legal aid case management
  • Legal aid commissioning & strategy
  • Legal aid finance & digital
  • LAA corporate central functions