October 1st 2014

LCN welcomes Children's Commissioner report on impact of legal aid cuts

The Law Centres Network has today welcomed the Child Rights Impact Assessment of the cuts to civil legal aid, published last week by the Office of the Children's Commissioner.  The report hig...

September 17th 2014

Law Centre wants Scout Association to learn from autistic boy's discrimination

The parents of an autistic boy are calling for the Scouts to draw up an action plan to tackle discrimination and promote inclusion. Sheffield Citizens Advice and Law Centre has written to the...

September 12th 2014

Legal aid residence test for children: Law Centres response to MoJ

Last week, the Ministry of Justice has cited Law Centres as one of several sources of help available outside of legal aid for representing children in legal proceedings. This was done to justify re...

September 4th 2014

Financial pressures force South Manchester Law Centre to close

South Manchester Law Centre took the difficult decision to close on 27th August and has gone into voluntary liquidation. Based at 584 Stockport Road, Longsight, South Manchester, the Law Centre pr...

September 2nd 2014

Law Centres reinventing themselves to survive

Here at LCN we are often asked how Law Centres are faring following the Government cuts to civil legal aid. Catherine Baksi at the Law Society Gazette has published an article that provides a good ...

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