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Social Justice

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: Immigration

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 - 

Lady Hale to speak at Law Centre social justice lecture 2016


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

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3-day conference - Litigating for social change

Hold the date Three day conference Litigating for Social Change...

Children's Law Centre seeks apprentice solicitor

The Children’s Law Centre (Belfast) has received funding from The Legal Education Foundation’s Justice First Fellowship Scheme to recruit an Apprentice Solicitor from May 2017 – August 2019. A key component of the...

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: Immigration, Employment

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. 

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.

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...

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...

NIJAC seeks to appoint two district judges

NIJAC is inviting applications for the office of District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts). It is intended to make up t...

Community justice awards

Congratulations to the winners of the Department of Justice Community Justice Awards 2016. Paul McCartney of First Housing Aid and Support Services in Derry was named Justice Champion 2016 in...

Welfare reform news and information

Welfare reform training and briefings Welfare...

Also labelled: Social Security

Train with Law Centre (NI): new courses at a glance

NIJAC seeks to appoint County Court Judge and CICAP Lay Member

County Court judge Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Commission is inviting applications for the office of County Court Judge. It is intended to make one appointment (and to create a reserve list). The scheme...

OFMDFM active ageing strategy launched today

OFMDFM has launched its Active Ageing Strategy...


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