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  • New Policy Responses Online

    6 May 2008

    Law Centre Policy Responses for March and April 2008 are now available....

  • Help for People in Need

    29 Apr 2008

    Many people who are struggling financially do not know that they could be entitled to more help from charities and government. Perennial, the Gardeners’ Royal Benevolent Society has recently brought out attention to useful websites:www.turn2us.org.uk €...

  • Public Discussion: Belfast 2008: Protesting Deportations – What Next?

    27 Apr 2008

    Protesting Deportations – What Next?27 May 2008 at 6.00 pm, Black Box Cafe, 18-22 Hill Street, BelfastIn collaboration with the Refugee Action Group, Belfast Exposed has organized a panel discussion around the issue of UK deportation.The government has ...

  • Advice NI Energy Saving Course Rewarded

    23 Apr 2008

    Advice NI has reached the finals of the National eWell-Being Awards with its Advice and Guidance E-Quals programme. It is one of the three finalists for the award for Low Carbon and Environmental Efficiency. The course accredits 20 advisers from disadvant...

  • Frontline 67 Now Online

    19 Apr 2008

    Read text versions of features from the latest issue in Frontline 67.Focus on the impact of one year of the new Assembly and Executive.Benefit and tax credit rates 2008-09. Martin Partington on tribunal reform. Notes for practitioners on the detention of ...

  • Lecture - Forced to Flee

    27 Feb 2008

    Forced to Flee: Asylum Seekers and Their Experiences in Northern IrelandThursday 6 March 2008 at 6.00 pmRoom 206, Peter Froggatt Centre, Queen's University, BelfastSpeaker: Anna Morvern, Immigration Adviser, Law Centre (NI)...

  • Action on Funding of Long Term Care Needed

    26 Feb 2008

    ‘Northern Ireland faces difficult choices about how to create a funding system for long term care that is fair and sustainable,’ said Niall Dickson, Chief Executive of the King’s Fund, in a keynote lecture.The lecture, hosted by Law Centre (NI), hig...

  • New Benefit and Tax Credit Rates

    24 Feb 2008

    The 2008 - 2009 benefit and tax credit rates are now online.Read benefits and tax credits text version....

  • Frontline 66

    23 Jan 2008

    The latest issue of the Law Centre's magazine is now available.Some features and articles are online in Frontline 66....

  • Migrant Workers Policy: Where To Next?

    22 Jan 2008

    This is the question to be discussed at the next North-South Immigration Forum which meets on 13 February 2008 at the Canal Court Hotel in Newry. There will be presentations on:Government approach to migrant workers in Northern Ireland (by Jim Walker, Dep...

  • Mental Health Law Information

    21 Jan 2008

    The Links pages have been updated with a new Mental Health Links section for Northern Ireland, England, Scotland and the UK in general added....

  • New Joint Standards Committee Member Being Sought

    7 Dec 2007

    The Joint Standards Committee of the Northern Ireland Social Security Agency and the Northern Ireland Child Support Agency wish to appoint an independent member and are now seeking applications....

  • Law Centre AGM and Seminar on Tribunal Reform

    20 Nov 2007

    Monday 10 December 10am to 2pm, lunch at 1.15pm.Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action, 61 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast.Guest speakers:David Hanson MP, Minister of State for Justice,Professor Martin Partington: Special Consultant with the Law Commissi...

  • Border Country Exhibition

    16 Nov 2007

    Border Country by Melanie Friend is an installation of medium-format photographs and voiced testimonies of asylum seekers and migrants in detention in the UK.A publication of the work, with essays by Mark Durden, Alex Hall and Melanie Friend will also be ...

  • Job Vacancies at Law Centre (NI) - POSITIONS FILLED

    14 Nov 2007

    Policy Officer (Maternity cover - minimum of six months)andAdministration Manager...

  • The Future of Advice Services in Northern Ireland

    5 Sep 2007

    The Advice Services Alliance invites you to its conference on 10 September 2007, 9.30 am to 12 noon, Park Avenue Hotel, Belfast, to discuss the DSD Advice and Information Strategy.For more information, contact Vicky Moore at Citizens Advice 9026 2542....

  • Bill of Rights Conference

    4 Sep 2007

    The Human Rights Consortium conference Getting the Bill Right Agreeing a Bill of Rights for everyone will take place on 28 September 2007 in the Wellington Park Hotel, Belfast.For more information contact the Human Rights Consortium: 028 9096 1128...

  • Welfare Rights Adviser Programme (WRAP) Training Course - New Dates

    25 Aug 2007

    New dates have been set for the Belfast WRAP training course.It will now be held each Tuesday from 16 October to 4 December 2007.More details on the Training page....

  • Rights in Progress: a Guide to the Human Rights Act and the European Convention on Human Rights

    15 Aug 2007

    Rights in Progress: a Guide to the Human Rights Act and the European Convention on Human RightsWritten by Law Centre (NI) Director Les Allamby.Third edition, expanded and updated, with index of cases.Published by Law Centre (NI) £18.95.Order here...

  • Welfare Rights Adviser Programme (WRAP)

    31 Jul 2007

    Details are now available in the Training section about this autumn's Welfare Rights Adviser Programme....


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