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8 April 2021

AGM for the year ended 31 March 2020

‘Last night I chaired the Law Centre AGM for 2019/20. AGMs can be very formal; but they can also be a celebration, particularly in the current climate. We celebrated and…

6 April 2021

We’re recruiting a Community Engagement Manager

The Covid-19 pandemic has increased our awareness of the need for the Law Centre to be rooted in the community we serve, in order that we can be certain that…

24 February 2021

New Crisis Navigation service

Thanks to additional funding we are delighted to be offering a new Crisis Navigation service for residents of Wandsworth and Croydon. In partnership with our Money Advice and Housing teams,…

3 February 2021

The hidden dangers of ‘buy now pay later’ deals

The use of ‘buy now pay later’ deals, offered by companies such as Klarna, Clearpay, and LayBuy, has grown enormously over the past year, particularly with younger shoppers. However, despite…

2 February 2021

Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week

This week marks Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week. As well as being a deeply traumatic experience with a devastating impact, suffering abuse can also cause a series of…

19 January 2021

Problems at work? We’re here to help

We are delighted to be expanding our employment advice with the recruitment of our new discrimination caseworker. Lance Baynham joined our team this month, although he is not new to…

13 November 2020

Change in immigration rules regarding rough sleeping

At South West London Law Centres we are deeply concerned about the change in immigration rules regarding rough sleeping, due to come into effect on 1 December 2020.  Specifically, the…

12 November 2020

Providing a lifeline – the court duty scheme

With the stay on evictions having been lifted in September, the courts are again listing possession cases, initially for review by a judge and subsequently for final substantive hearings where…

9 July 2020

We’re awarded Legal Aid Law Firm of 2020

Our Law Centre has just been awarded the coveted Legal Aid Firm of the Year award 2020, for excellence in helping local people to understand their legal rights and get…