August 7th 2015

Law Centre lawyer shortlisted for prestigious human rights award

Earlier this year she brought a whole Home Office asylum programme to a halt after years of operating unlawfully. Now solicitor Sonal Ghelani of Islington Law Centre is shortlisted for a human righ...

July 2nd 2015

Didn't they do well? Two Law Centre finalists and a winner in legal aid awards

Last night saw a fine result for Law Centres at the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year (LALY) awards ceremony. Out of three finalists shortlisted for the Legal Aid Practitioners Group coveted awards, Cen...

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...

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