News and events

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8 September 2021

London Legal Walk 2021

On 18 October, our team will be joining hundreds of walkers across London for the 2021 London Legal Walk. Together we will be completing a 10K route across the capital…

17 August 2021

Our joint letter to the Home Secretary on the crisis in Afghanistan

We, along with over 100 other charities and human rights organisations, have sent a joint letter to the Home Secretary, Priti Patel, urging that the UK extends a compassionate welcome…

6 August 2021

We’re shortlisted in the Law Society Excellence Awards 2021

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Law Society Awards 2021 in the Excellence in Access to Justice category. This award recognises the law firms…

4 August 2021

Launching our Community Call Out

On 4 August we are launching our community survey* asking people what more we could be doing to support the community and building a network of the people we serve.  The…

30 July 2021

30 July – a day worth remembering

30 July marks both World Day Against Trafficking in Persons and the anniversary of the Legal Aid and Advice Act 1949. The coming together of these two seemingly unconnected events…

15 July 2021

New Housing Advice Helpline for Wandsworth residents

We know that access to services such as housing officers and social workers has been reduced during the pandemic. Issues such as disrepair and antisocial behaviour have gone largely unreported…

13 July 2021

We’re on the radio

Starting this week, our advisers will be live on air on The Big Breakfast every Tuesday and Wednesday morning, giving information about a range of issues affecting our community. Tune…

1 July 2021

EU Settlement Scheme: have you missed the deadline?

The United Kingdom officially left the EU on 31 January 2020. The EU Settlement Scheme was created by the Home Office to offer EU, non-EU, EEA and Swiss citizens living…

23 June 2021

Money Advice Team shortlisted in IMA Money Advice Awards 2021

We’re delighted to announce that our money advisers have been shortlisted for two awards in the 2021 IMA Money Advice Awards: Roni Marsh, Money Advice Team leader (pictured), for the…

16 June 2021

We’re taking part in the Guildford Legal Walk

Members of our award-winning team will be taking part in the 2021 Guildford Legal Walk on Wednesday 30 June. The event has been organised by the London Legal Support Trust…

10 June 2021

New Housing Advice Helpline for Merton residents

The pandemic has left many people living in precarious housing situations, with an estimated 800,000 private renters behind on their rent. With possession cases progressing through the courts and the…

1 June 2021

Volunteers’ Week

Volunteers’ Week is an annual opportunity to focus on the amazing contribution that volunteers make up and down the country and to say thank you. At the Law Centre we…