December 7th 2012

'Urgent attention' required to lift ban on NfP's charging recommends Legal Services Board

This week marks good news for those Law Centre's looking to ask some of their clients to pay for legal services. Current regulatory controls prohibit not-for-profits from charging clients for lega...

December 7th 2012

Reflections from the Law Centres Network Annual conference

Every year the Law Centres Network host a conference for LCN and Law Centre staff to review the past twelve months and look at what the future holds. In what has been a turbulent year for LCN...

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...

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