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Social Justice

Training session on intercultural communication

Intercultural CommunicationOne-day Intensive Training Course Do you work with clients or colleagues from other cultural or language backgrounds? Would you like to feel more...

Training provision for voluntary legal advice workers

On behalf of the Advice Services Alliance (ASA) Training Working Group, Skills for Justice has prepared a report on mapping training provision in the voluntary sector. ASA has now made this report public. The report analyses training...

David Ford launches access to justice consultation

Today, Minister for Justice David Ford MLA launched  a review into access to justice in Northern Ireland. The review will be carried out by Mr Jim Daniell, who is standing down from the position of Chairman of the Legal Services...

Welcome to our new Encyclopedia of Rights site

The revamped...

Access NI legislation on new government site

Information on current legislation can be found on a new government website, www.legislation.gov.uk. There is a specific section for Northern Ireland Acts, Statutory Rules, Orders in...

Law Centre welcomes Supreme Court ruling on gay asylum seekers

The UK Supreme Court has ruled that gay asylum seekers who would be at risk of persecution if returned should not be deported. The Court allowed the appeals from two men whose claims had been refused by Home Office officials who said that the men...

Also labelled: Immigration

Advancing tribunal reform

Law Centre (NI), the Appeals Service and University of Ulster School of Law held a...

Tribunal Reform

Redressing Users Disadvantage: a report on tribunal reform

The Right to Housing: A People’s Inquiry

Grosvenor House, Glengall Street,...

Consultation Responses: Social Justice / Legal services

Child Poverty Act - an analysis

The Child Poverty Act 2010 Les Allamby, Law Centre (NI), May 2010 ...

In-Court Interpretation Services

Northern Ireland Court Service Consultation Paper Provision of In-Court Interpretation...

Also labelled: Immigration

Manifestos for change

With Westminster elections approaching fast, we asked voluntary and advice sector people and all the main political parties to give us a short pre-election manifesto for change.  With a very busy agenda in politics, particularly around the...

Frontline Magazine 75 (Spring 2010)

 Special Feature: Manifestos for change

Also labelled: Social Security, Immigration

A Bill of Rights: the next Steps - March 2010

The Law Centre is disappointed with the government’s proposals for a Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland. The exclusion of economic and social rights fails to protect and benefit the people of Northern Ireland and especially those who are m...

Tribunal Reform

Going places, except Northern Ireland Les Allamby, Law Centre (NI) director, maps the slow progress of tribunal reform in Northern Ireland and finds the current system is still seriously lagging behind Britain in many...

Public Interest Litigation Project

Working for rights through public interest cases The Public Interest Litigation Support Project, or PILS Project, is an independent organisation seeking to advance human rights...

Role of the voluntary sector

 Invaluable partners Below is an extract from a talk by Sir...

Training Programme

See our new Law Centre (NI) Social Security Training Programme (June - September 2017). It outlines courses planned for the next few months...


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