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Law Centre NI has announced plans to take part in the Belfast Pride parade for the first time, using this year's event to show its support for refugees and asylum seekers. During Pride Week, the law centre will highlight the struggles faced by LGBTQIA+ refugee and asylum seekers, who have often been

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Law Centre NI has been recognised for its work in ensuring access to justice for all with an award at the UK-wide Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards (LALYs). The Law Centre won the Regional Legal Aim Firm/Not-for-Profit Agency category. It was nominated alongside the Family Law Company in Exeter an

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New employment supports set to be introduced by the UK government following the end of the furlough scheme are not sufficient to avoid mass redundancies and significant hardship, Law Centre NI has said. The new Job Support Scheme will run for six months from 1 November 2020, but will only support so

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A terminally ill woman who was denied fast-track access to certain benefits has succeeded in a High Court challenge to the definition of "terminal illness" in Northern Ireland. In a decision handed down yesterday, Mr Justice Gerry McAlinden said the requirement for terminally ill claimants to demons

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Law Centre NI has translated its resources for employees and self-employed workers affected by the coronavirus pandemic into nine languages. The FAQs on support for employees and self-employed people during the COVID-19 outbreak have been translated into Arabic, Chinese, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuani

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Lawyers have experienced an increase in queries from employees who have been asked to return to work despite no change in public health guidance in Northern Ireland. Law Centre NI said recent statements by Prime Minister Boris Johnson had led to confusion in Northern Ireland, where advice for worker

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People with social security debt should be told about the discretionary waiver which allows it to be written off, the Law Centre NI has said. There has been 3,546 cases of overpayment of Universal Credit since its 2017 roll-out but the discretionary waiver has only been used three times, according t

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Law Centre NI has moved to new premises in Belfast with effect from today. The charity offers free independent legal advice and assistance in the areas of employment, social security, health & social care and immigration & asylum.

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