July 2nd 2014

LCN takes part in research project on multilingualism in UK cities

The Law Centres Network is involved in several research projects related to the Law Centres, their work and their communities. We have recently agreed to take part in a new multi-agency project on ...

June 24th 2014

Islington Law Centre successfully challenges legal aid restrictions

The High Court has found that the Legal Aid Agency had unlawfully refused exceptional case funding in several immigration cases, one of which included a case of a refugee seeking family reunificati...

June 17th 2014

Cumbria Law Centre warns of Bedroom Tax effect on evictions

Cumbria Law Centre, based in Carlisle, has reported a sharp rise in clients facing eviction from their homes. It has identified DWP's so-called 'under-occupancy charge' as a major factor in pushing...

June 9th 2014

Law Centre specialist wins social welfare lawyer of the year

Douglas Johnson, of Sheffield Citizens Advice and Law Centre (formerly Sheffield Law Centre), was awarded the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year (LALY) award in the social welfare category.  The aw...

May 22nd 2014

'Good outcome all round' as 260,000 benefit from legal challenge

As reported, a Law Centre has challenged a South Yorkshire transport authority after it withdrew concessionary rate travel fees for disabled and older people. The local authority has now confirmed ...

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