October 10th 2013

Sheffield Law Centre victory sees new police guidelines on disability

In a landmark judgment, the Court of Appeals used a Deaf man's case to issue new guidelines to police forces for changing their procedures. Bryan Finnigan's home was raided several times by Northu...

October 1st 2013

Campaigners urge Lib Dems to suspend legal aid changes

Children’s rights charities have written to Liberal Democrat MPs and peers warning them that recent law changes are preventing vulnerable children accessing legal aid. They are calling o...

September 3rd 2013

Law Centres stand by the European Convention on Human Rights

Today, 3rd September 2013, is the sixtieth anniversary of the implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights.  The Law Centres Network was proud to co-sign a letter, published in t...

September 2nd 2013

Streetwise Community Law Centre Closes

Streetwise Community Law Centre has taken the difficult decision to close on 31 August 2013. The current funding environment means that the Law Centre, although not technically insolvent, will...

August 5th 2013

New group launched for Law Centre 'alumni'

The Law Centres Network has just launched a new online group aimed at people who used to work or volunteer with Law Centres or with the Law Centres Federation (as it was formerly known).  The...

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