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  • Migrant Workers and Social Security Judgement: Zalewska v DSD

    25 Nov 2008

    Judgment was given on 12 November 2008 in the House of Lords in Zalewska v DSD.  This was a test case appeal against a decision of the Northern Ireland Court of Appeal.  The Court had held that it was lawful to restrict access to Income Support ...

  • Information Pack for Asylum Seekers

    8 Oct 2008

    An important new publication for asylum seekers who may be detained in Northern Ireland has been published by Refugee Action Group. PDF of the RAG Information Pack...

  • Shaping the Sector: Unlocking the Potential of Renting Privately

    7 Oct 2008

    A Housing Rights Service conference on Wednesday 29 October 2008, Island Hall, Lisburn Civic Centre.For more details, download the PDF invitation to the HRS conference...

  • Conference on Migration and Integration Issues 29-30 Oct 2008

    6 Oct 2008

    STEP European Conference on the 29 and 30 October 2008 in Armagh City Hotel.The conference will involve a number of key speakers, seminars and workshops allowing an opportunity to share experiences, best practices and ideas. STEP along with the Local Boro...

  • Age Awareness Week 2008

    17 Sep 2008

    'Rights - Strength in numbers': 29 September – 3 OctoberDownload a programme of events, poster or flier...

  • Your Rights in NI: A Guide for Migrant Workers

    3 Sep 2008

    The Portuguese version has been updated.  Download Portuguese translation. ...

  • Frontline 68 Online

    26 Aug 2008

    Main feature articles from the latest issue of the Law Centre's magazine are now on line in Frontline 68:Employment and Support Allowance: a look at the new benefitMental Health Order: how human rights compliant is the current mental health legal regime?M...

  • Encyclopedia of Rights Updates

    6 Aug 2008

    New updates have been added to  the Law Centre's Encyclopedia of Rights website, including information on Employment and Support Allowance, which is due to replace Incapacity Benefit this autumn....

  • New Apprenticeship Vacancy at Law Centre (NI) - POSITION FILLED

    4 Aug 2008

    Law Centre (NI) is offering an apprenticeship for law students who have secured a place at either the Institute of Professional Legal Studies at Queens University Belfast or the University of Ulster Magee course for 2008/2009....

  • Students and Benefits

    18 Jul 2008

    Our popular annual guide for advisers on students and benefits is now online. Download Students and Benefits 08-09 (PDF)....

  • Tax Credits Information

    17 Jul 2008

    The Law Centre's Tax Credit information has been updated, including a new version of the Recovery of Overpayments briefing....

  • Online Migrant Worker Guides Updated

    11 Jun 2008

    Your Rights in Northern Ireland, a guide for migrant workers. The guides in English for EEA, A8 and work permit workers, plus Lithuanian, Slovak and Chinese versions have been updated.Download guides for migrant workers here....

  • Employment and Support Allowance Update

    29 May 2008

    Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) will be introduced this October. This replaces Incapacity Benefit and Income Support on the grounds of incapacity for new claims.As part of the ESA process, all persons claiming will undergo a Work Capability Assessm...

  • Graduate Casework Volunteer Position Available at Law Centre (NI) - POSITION FILLED

    27 May 2008


  • Vacancies at Law Centre (NI) - POSITIONS FILLED

    23 May 2008

    Law Centre (NI) is looking for a Legal Adviser (Immigration), a Policy Officer (maternity cover), and a Legal Secretary....

  • Fixed-Term Employees Urged to Assert Their Rights

    22 May 2008

    Law Centre (NI) recently won an important Industrial Tribunal case  establishing the rights of fixed-term workers who are affected by the Review of Public Administration. The Tribunal decided that the Western Health and Social Care Trust had discrimi...

  • Tax Credit Briefings 2008 Now Online

    21 May 2008


  • Belfast Film Premiere - The More the Merrier

    20 May 2008

    Belfast Salon invites you to the Belfast film premiere of The More the Merrier, followed by an open discussion with the Director.Monday 7 June, 7.00pm, Black Box Cafe, BelfastThe More the Merrier examines the impact of immigration.  Through inspired ...

  • One World Festival

    15 May 2008

    The One World Festival is to be held on 31 May 2008  at Guildhall Square and Foyle Street, Derry.The festival promotes multi-culturalism through a range of international activities such as dance, music, food, craft stalls, movies and workshops. There...

  • The Northern Ireland Constitution: New Training Course

    14 May 2008

    Law Centre (NI) is running a one-day training course on the Northern Ireland Constitution....


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