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Justice Restored for Trafficked Fisherman

Last November, Law Centre (NI) secured a repayment of wages for a Filipino fisherman who was trafficked into Northern Ireland. HMRC found that the client had been underpaid by just over £3,000 during a 10 week period.  The client was...

Also labelled: Employment

Towards a better Border Force approach to victims of trafficking

In summer 2016, Law Centre (NI) was the only Northern Ireland organisation to feed into an inspection of the UK Border Force approach to victims of human trafficking. The Chief Inspector has just issued the inspection report, where many of our...

Also labelled: Social Justice

Strategic Litigation: what does it mean? What is it for?

Last October, the Law Centre held a conference on Litigating for Social Change in partnership with the Social Change Initiative and Atlantic Philanthropies. Ever wondered what Strategic Litigation really is about? Find out more by watching...

Litigating for Social Change - conference - Belfast 19-21 October

WATCH: Strategic Litigation Conference - 

Litigating for Social Change - conference

Bringing together NGOs, community activists, litigators, academics and funders to reflect on how strategic litigation can transform lives and enable people and communities to realise their rights.

Your Rights in Northern Ireland: a guide for migrants workers

Law Centre...

Victims of trafficking need better access to justice

Access to Compensation for Victims of Human Trafficking, a working paper by Focus on Labour Exploitation (FLEX), was launched on 11 July. The...

Also labelled: Employment, Social Justice

McGuinness launches guide for Syrian VPR refugees

On Monday 18 July, Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness MLA launched a guide on the rights and responsibilities of Syrian VPR refugees in Northern Ireland. 

Improving access to compensation for victims of trafficking

Access to Compensation for Victims of Human Trafficking, a working paper by Focus on Labour Exploitation (FLEX), was launched on 11 July. The...

Our response on a generally positive Programme for Government

The Law Centre commends the Executive Office on the aims of its draft Programme for Government.

UNCRC echoes concerns on children in immigration and asylum system

In June this year, the United Nations’ Committee on the Rights of the Child published its

Refugee Week: MPs meet Refugee Asylum Forum at Law Centre (NI)

Are you up for the £10 Refugee Week challenge?

Our colleague Liz Griffith thinks she i...

At least 16 separated children still missing from Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Health Minister's response to a written question by Lord Morrow suggests that between 16 and 20 unaccompanied minors who went missing in the last ten years are still unaccounted for. See question 

Also labelled: Community Care

Implement independent guardianship to protect separated children

Following the finding by

New report shows how advice adds value to NI's economy

How do you measure the value of advice? The social impact is demonstrated through case studies showing how advice changes people's lives. The Law Centre's website, enewsletters and impact report are packed with such stories. But advice also...

Time to Act: refugees and delays with benefits

For a long time now, the voluntary and community sector has been highlighting the problem of newly-recognised refugees facing long delays in receiving their benefits. Delays cause much hardship for refugees and their families and put a considerable...

Also labelled: Social Security

6 ways Stormont could make things BETTER in the next Assembly

With the NI Assembly 2016 elections fast approaching and the prospect of a new...

The Immigration Health Surcharge

From 6 April 2015, most non-EEA nationals applying for temporary leave to remain in the UK must pay an Immigration Health Surcharge to the Home Office, in addition to the immigration application fee. This is one of the provisions of the Immigration...

Also labelled: Community Care

Minister launches leaflet to help people escape forced labour

Also labelled: Employment

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