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We use the law to change people’s lives

At Law Centre NI, protecting people and their rights is at the heart of everything we do. We offer free, independent and specialist legal advice, casework and representation in the areas of social security, employment and immigration.

Our areas of work

Our advisers provide free, confidential and specialist advice and legal support on social security, employment and immigration issues.

Social Security

Our social security team provides advice and representation to challenge unfair social security decisions.

Get social security help


Our employment team provides advice and representation on employment issues.

Get employment help


Our immigration team provides advice and representation to migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.

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Migration Justice Project

Read about the dynamic and pioneering work of our Migration Justice Project and the team’s dedication to helping refugees, asylum seekers and migrant communities in Northern Ireland.

Find out more about the Migration Justice Project

Our impact in numbers

For over 45 years, Law Centre NI has been working for social justice in Northern Ireland. During that time, we have helped thousands of people challenge decisions that affect their rights through free, independent and specialist legal advice, casework and representation.


Last year we gave 30,615 pieces of legal advice – an increase of 128% from the previous year.


We helped 583 clients with legal challenges during 2020-2021.


Last year we achieved over £890,000 in financial settlements for our clients.