December 3rd 2012

LCN joins call on Chancellor to not allow child poverty to worsen

The Law Centres Network's director, Julie Bishop, as well as Les Allamby, chief executive of Law Centre (Northern Ireland) have joined 48 other signatories from charities, unions and other organisa...

December 3rd 2012

Hackney Law Centre lawyer wins prestigious award for work with vulnerable homeless people

This years' prestigious Law Society Excellence Award for 'Solicitor of the Year - In House' was awarded to Paul Herron from Hackney Community Centre for his work with vulnerable homeless people. N...

November 29th 2012

Challenges ahead: Law Centres talk poverty and policy

The annual Law Centres conference was held in London on Friday, 23 November 2012. Its opening session had a panel of speakers dissect the challenges that Law Centres face in their work, from the ch...

November 29th 2012

Is legal aid going where it is needed most? A Law Centre perspective

Last week the BBC's popular current affairs programme, Inside Out London, covered the issue of the distribution of legal aid. In particular, it queried how some rich individuals are granted legal a...

November 28th 2012

'Mind the Justice Gap' Hackney project is off to a great start

An innovative project launched by Hackney Community Law Centre in collaboration with University College London and thejusticegap.com aims to tackle ignorance and misconceptions about the law. ...

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