Our talented and dedicated team has regularly been recognised for their commitment to local people, to our community and to justice.
These are some of the awards we have won and been shortlisted for.
Winner of Legal Aid Firm of 2020
We’re honoured to have won the national award for Legal Aid Firm of the Year. These annual awards are organised by the Legal Aid Practitioners Group to celebrate the work of social justice lawyers, with the award ceremony on 7 July 2020. You can read more here.
Excellence Award for Outstanding Contribution by a Law Centre 2019
This award from the Law Centres Network was given to us for: ‘For having rebuilt, consolidated and now become a leading Law Centre. We want to recognise the team not just for their high quality legal work, but also for their kindness, sensitivity and tenacity in securing the best outcomes for people who have suffered so much.’
Volunteer Involving Organisation of the Year 2019
We and our volunteer lawyers were winners at the Merton Partnership Awards 2019.
Outstanding contribution to volunteering 2018
Our volunteers were the winners of the Team London Awards 2018.
Legal Aid Team of the Year 2017
Our immigration team won Legal Aid Team of the Year at the Solicitor Journal Awards 2017.
Winner of Croydon Mayor Award 2017
Our legal advisers in Croydon were winners of the Croydon Mayor Award 2017.
Shortlisted for Legal Aid Team of the Year 2016
Our housing team was shortlisted for Legal Aid Team of the Year at the Solicitor Journal Awards 2016.
Advancing Equalities Award 2016
Our immigration solicitor Rajitha Kumar was the first ever recipient of the Olaronke Flora Williams Memorial Award for Advancing Equalities in 2016.
Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Finalist 2016
Rajitha Kumar was also a finalist for Children’s Rights Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year in 2016.
Debt Advice Provider of the Year Finalist 2016
Our debt team was shortlisted for Debt Team of the Year at the Institute of Money Advisors Awards 2016.
The team were also finalists in two categories at the Collections & Customer Services Awards run by Credit Strategy.
Roni Marsh, Debt Team Leader, has also been shortlisted for Money Adviser of the Year at the Money Advice Awards 2017 run by the institute of Money Advisers.