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All the latest news from Law Centre NI.


Exciting new opportunity to work with Law Centre NI

If you want a deeply rewarding job with the opportunity to use your experience and skills to transform peoples’ lives and bring about real change, we’d love to hear from you.

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Law Centre NI challenges denial of vital bereavement support benefit.

A Law Centre NI client has been granted leave in the High Court to seek a judicial review of a decision not to award her financial support following the death of her partner because they were unmarried.

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Ronnie Vellem wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Everyone at Law Centre NI is proud of the fitting tribute to our beloved friend and colleague, Ronnie, who posthumously won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Advancing Race Equality Awards last night.

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High Court of England and Wales follows NI Court in Law Centre NI case to find breach of bereavement benefit claimant’s human rights.

The High Court of England and Wales decided that the refusal of a claim for Bereavement Support Payment by the bereaved spouse of a severely disabled women was unlawful.

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Social Security Adviser Network Meeting

Social security adviser? Don't miss our next adviser network meeting.

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Belfast Pride 2022

Law Centre NI proud to walk in solidarity with LGBTQIA+ people seeking sanctuary in Northern Ireland

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Advice Changes Lives

‘Aminah’ was struggling when her income fell to £500 per month as a result of the Benefit Cap – a limit on the amount of benefit that claimants who are out of work can receive.

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Join the Law Centre NI team as a Legal Officer

Law Centre NI is expanding its legal team and we are currently seeking a number of lawyers to join us.

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Refugees are welcome

Law Centre NI’s message at this year’s Belfast Pride Parade.

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Lorraine Cox: an inspiration whose courage helped to secure fundamental change to the law on terminal illness

Law Centre NI would like to pay tribute to our brave and inspirational client, Lorraine Cox, following her death on 15 July 2022.

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Law Centre NI Employment Rights Bulletin

Check out the latest edition of Law Centre NI's Employment Rights Bulletin.

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Latest edition of Social Security Law and Practice Bulletin published

The summer edition of our Social Security Law and Practice Bulletin has just been published.

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