The Law Centre NI team is working hard to provide accurate and up-to-date information for advisers and the public on key developments in relation to Coronavirus (COVID-19) legal and policy developments around employment, social security and immigration.
This page will be continuously updated throughout the crisis.
Law Centre NI Service Delivery:
Need advice? We can help. Our legal advice lines are open as normal. More info here.
Our advice line is currently dealing with a high volume of calls. If you are unable to make contact by telephone, please send an email, along with your contact details, to the following:
- For employment advice: firstname.lastname@example.org
- For benefits advice: email@example.com
- For general enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Advice & Support for Employees:
We have also produced a useful flowchart to help people understand the process and timescales for making a claim to the industrial tribunal. More info here.
- FAQs for Self-Employed Workers:
- FAQs on Redundancy:
We have produced an FAQs document providing an overview of employee rights during a redundancy situation. More info here.
- FAQs on Shielding and Work
We have produced an FAQs document to help people who are shielding to understand their rights at work once the shielding programme is paused on 31 July. To view the document, please click here.
Social Security Updates:
To view all the latest social security updates and commitments, please click here.
Immigration Contingency Plans:
Our immigration hub is publishing all the latest plans in relation to immigration contingency planning in one place. More info here.
Doctors of the World have translated the latest NHS guidelines around Coronavirus (COVID-19) into 36 different languages. Find the translations here.
Presentation slides to our Adviser Network Webinar are now available.
Friday 27 March webinar:
Friday 03 April webinar:
Friday 09 April webinar:
Tuesday 21 April 2020:
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Wednesday 09 September 2020:
Thursday 29 October 2020: