Vacancy at Law Centre (NI): Legal Adviser (Immigration)
Reference number: LA/IMM 02/10 - 14 hours per week. Based in Belfast or Derry (working at least two days per month in Derry)
We are seeking a solicitor or barrister with at least two years’ post qualifying experience. Experience of immigration law advice and representation is an advantage. Training and support to develop expertise will be provided.
Bill of Rights Consultation
In the final weeks of the Bill of Rights public consultation, the Human Rights Consortium is inviting people to add their signature to the campaign for a strong Bill of Rights at www.billofrightsNI.org
The consultation has been extended to 31 March 2010.
Frontline 74 Online
With special features on: the future of civil justice and ESA one year on.
See Frontline 74 here.
Disability, Discrimination and Human Rights Conference
The Human Rights Centre in the School of Law at Queen’s University Belfast and Disability Action’s Centre on Human Rights for People with Disabilities invite you to a conference on ‘Disability, Discrimination and Human Rights - Recent National and International Developments’. Lanyon G10N (main quadrangle of Queen’s University), Saturday 20 February 2010.
Learning from Scotland – Immigration & Migrant Worker Issues
On 19 January, Law Centre NI hosted an event with OFMDFM in the Long Gallery, Parliament Buildings, exploring the lessons to be drawn from the experience of the Scottish Government in responding to immigration and migrant worker issues.
Important Publication on the Future of Legal Aid
The Justice Gap, by Steve Hynes and Jon Robbins, published by Legal Action Group, is available from Law Centre (NI) at the cost of £20. There is a special discount rate of £12 plus p&p for members of the Law Centre.
Get your copy from our Publications Unit 028 9024 4401 or use the order form.
Solicitor Vacancy at Children's Law Centre
The Children's Law Centre is seeking a qualified solicitor with at least two years post qualification experience. Candidates will have knowledge and experience of the law relating to children.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 17 February 2010 and the closing date for applications is 12 noon, Monday 8 February 2010.
Law Centre (NI) Questionnaire: What Training Do You Need from Us?
To keep our training as up to date and effective as possible, we are asking people who work within the advice sector, or those whose job includes advice, to give us their views and some information on possible future training.
This will help us to tailor our training programme to fulfil the needs of the adviser and therefore the public.
Migrant Workers Guide
ВАШИ ПРАВА В СЕВЕРНОЙ ИРЛАНДИИ / 你在 北爱尔兰的权利 给移民工作人员的指南 / Twoje prawa w Irlandii Północnej / Jūsu tiesības Ziemeļīrijā / Jūsų teisės Šiaurės Airijoje / Vaše práva v Severnom Írsku / Seus Direitos na Irlanda do Norte / Вашите права в Северна Ирландия / Drepturile dvs. în Irlanda de Nord / Your rights in Northern Ireland
Training Event at the Children's Law Centre
Protecting Children and Young People from Discrimination - A Legal Overview
10 February 2010 from 9.30am – 12.30pm
This training may be of particular interest to those who are working for or on behalf of marginalised children and young people and require an overview of Equality and Anti-Discrimination legislation.
Lord Chief Justice Praises the Work of the Voluntary Advice Sector
The Advice Services Alliance - the umbrella body for Advice NI, Citizens Advice Northern Ireland and Law Centre (NI) - held a conference on 20 November on the way ahead for civil justice.
The aim was to ensure that civil justice, including advice services, remains on the agenda and is not overshadowed by policing and criminal justice issues in the debate on the devolution of justice.
The keynote speakers were the Lord Chief Justice Sir Declan Morgan, Steve Hynes, director of Legal Action Group and Derek Alcorn, Chief Executive of Citizens Advice Northern Ireland.
See Sir Declan Morgan’s talk here (PDF)
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