June 26th 2015

Islington Law Centre stops 'fast-track' asylum seeker detentions

The Court of Appeal has today upheld an appeal from the Migrants' Law Project at Islington Law Centre, acting on behalf of charity Detention Action. This requires the Home Secretary to immediately ...

June 25th 2015

Legal aid figures: the vital statistics of access to justice are failing

Today the Ministry of Justice released the quarterly legal aid statistics for January-March 2015. This quarter concludes the second year after the drastic cuts to civil legal aid under the Legal Ai...

June 16th 2015

Law Centre (NI) saves asylum seekers from legal limbo

Law Centre (NI) has helped bring about a change in provisions that will allow destitute asylum seekers in Northern Ireland access to free primary healthcare.  The other countries of the Unite...

May 22nd 2015

Three Law Centres Shortlisted for Legal Aid Gongs!

The Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards (LALY) are presented annually by the Legal Aid Practitioners Group (LAPG) in recognition of excellence in publicly funded legal services.  The LALY sho...

May 20th 2015

Supreme Court success for Law Centre intentional homelessness challenge

Hackney Community Law Centre today celebrates a legal victory as the Supreme Court rules in favour of their client's appeal, challenging a local authority's decision that she was 'intentionally hom...

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